07/21/16 – Christopher Preble – The Scott Horton Show

Christopher Preble, the vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, discusses Donald Trump’s suggestion that the US shouldn’t necessarily defend NATO allies if they were attacked by Russia; how a US security guarantee encourages other NATO countries to act more recklessly and neglect their own military spending; and the outcry against Trump’s comment by Republicans, Democrats and European leaders.

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One thought on “07/21/16 – Christopher Preble – The Scott Horton Show”

  1. Hammersmith

    This guy is so inside the beltway. “Yeah, he starts out alright–we do need to evaluate this NATO business.” But then he quickly falls off. A while ago the NeoCons made a play for control over there. I think they were not entirely successful, but I think they had some effect.

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