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NATO’s Two Percent and Burden Sharing

13th August 2018 – Real Clear Defense

NATO’s Two Percent and Burden Sharing

John Cappello

The debate over burden sharing within NATO is about as old as the alliance itself. However, rarely has the debate spilled into public discourse as acrimoniously as it did at the most recent NATO summit in Brussels. more...

Analysis & Commentary

13th August 2018 – Real Clear Defense

NATO’s Two Percent and Burden Sharing

John Cappello

The debate over burden sharing within NATO is about as old as the alliance itself. However, rarely has the debate spilled into public discourse as acrimoniously as it did at the most recent NATO summit in Brussels. more...

13th August 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Merkel’s party’s think tank compares Israel’s security wall to Berlin Wall

Benjamin Weinthal

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation – a think tank for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party – compared on Monday the now-defunct East German communist state’s Berlin Wall with Israel’s separation wall along the West Bank, sparking outrage in Israel and Germany. more...

10th August 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

France vs Italy in Libya: The U.S. Should Not Choose Sides

Romany Shaker

After meeting with President Donald Trump on July 30, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced that he would organize an autumn conference designed to help stabilize Libya “in agreement with President Trump.” more...

8th August 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

German governor boycotts anti-Israel music festival affiliated with BDS

Benjamin Weinthal

Armin Laschet, the governor of Germany’s most populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia, announced on Tuesday that he will not attend the Ruhrtriennale arts and music festival because it has not separated itself from advocacy of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement targeting the Jewish state. more...