NATO European members and Canada have increased their defense spending 4.3 percent in 2017 — to ensure that all nations invest equitably in defense.
When President Trump met with his NATO counterparts in Brussels May 25, a top agenda item was ensuring that Allies more equitably invest in defense.
Leaders from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization meet in Brussels May 25. Learn about the U.S and NATO.
In Brussels, President Trump vows that, together, the NATO Allies will vanquish terrorism and says all Allies should contribute their fair share to NATO.
Leaders of the 28 countries that make up NATO will meet in Brussels on May 25. Learn about the Alliance and how it works.
President Trump's objectives at the NATO meeting in Brussels include investment in the collective defense and stepping up the fight against terrorism.
President Trump joins a long line of American leaders who have pledged to uphold the U.S. commitment to NATO. It began when NATO was created.
Young Europeans gather at centers in several countries to talk with a NATO expert on the 28-nation military and civil alliance.
NATO membership has its benefits, like a general rise in GDP, but it requires a shared belief in democracy, a free economy and a unanimous vote.