After days of diplomatic confusion, the 2018 NATO summit has drawn to a close. As representatives from the allianceâ€™s 29 member states return to their respective countries â€“ or, in the case of US president Donald Trump, travel on to meet his Russian and British counterparts â€“ the participants will all be trying to make sense of what happened.
White House Blames 'Pastries and Cheese' for John Kelly's Pained Expression at Summit - Not Trump's Galling Attacks on Allies
As President Donald Trump lashed out at German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a NATO summit breakfast on Wednesday, White House chief of staff John Kelly sat with a pained expression on his face — an expression many read as disapproval at the president's attacks.
'Bad for Europe, Good for Putin': Foreign Policy Expert Predicts Trump's Meeting with Allies Will Be Disastrous
As President Donald Trump travels to meet with NATO allies in Europe, observers and experts in diplomacy expect fireworks.
For weeks, people have speculated over the potential for a blooming “American Spring” this weekend in Chicago, when thousands were expected to come protest the meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. In the end, it might be more appropriate to speak of a newly born American Summer, as demonstrators were dosed with unseasonably warm 80- and 90-degree weather in a weekend that felt more like July than May.