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Who is really shortchanging Nato?

Even if Trump gets all its members to pay their bills, the alliance may not benefit

By John Powley  

United States President-elect Donald Trump is seen at a meeting of technology leaders in the Trump Organization conference room at Trump Tower in New York, USA, 14 December 2016. - NO WIRE SERVICE - Photo: Albin Lohr-Jones/Consolidated/dpa

President-Elect Donald Trump was fuming about NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, long before his shock election win. Never one to shy away from controversy, he declared on the campaign trail that only nations who “pay their bills” would receive US…

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