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Yes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power
No, we should not defend any NATO country that spends less than 2% of their GDP on military defense
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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an intergovernmental military alliance formed by 28 countries in 1949 after the Second World War. To join NATO each member country pledged to spend at least 2% of their GDP on military spending and defense and defend each other against threats from any non-member country. In a July 2016 interview with the New York Times Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested that the United States would not defend NATO member countries who had failed to increase their military budgets to above 2% of Gross Domestic Product. The suggestion defies a pact made by NATO members when it was formed in WWII that they would defend each other against any attack by a non-member nation. France, Turkey, Germany, Canada, and Italy are countries that are currently spending less than 2% of their GDP on military defense. See recent NATO news
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We need to worry about our own backyard and stop saving the world. 2 years ago from a Constitution in Meadowbrook, VA
Renegotiate NATO. All participants should pay their fair share . 2 years ago from a Constitution in Ellicott City, MD
Yes, The USA should pull out from NATO but still intervene or assist countries that are unable to defend themselves from hostile enemies or if the stability of the country is required for the benefit of our economy or national security. 2 years ago from a Constitution in The Meadows, FL
Yes and apply pressure for those underfunded countries to live up to their arrangement. We're not there yet for breaking our end of treaty. 2 years ago from a Constitution in Uracus (Farallon de Pajaros), MP
Regardless, we should withdraw from NATO, but continue to support our allies that are willing to defend themselves first. 2 years ago from a Constitution in Oak Grove, KY
Yes, but only if there is an imminent attack. 2 years ago from a Constitution in Big Chimney, WV