Europeans fear Trump may threaten not just the transatlantic bond, but the state of their union

Press quote (The Washington Post)
04 February 2019

“Both Macron and Merkel talk of Europe being capable of strategic autonomy, of not being dependent on the U.S. for its security. But so long as Germany spends so little on defense, and so long as its strategic culture is so different to that of France, that objective is not viable,” said Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform. “They can talk the talk, but they need to walk the walk.”