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The “East Asianization” of Europe?

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States has created unprecedented uncertainty about the U.S. security guarantee towards its allies in Europe.

Approaching Trump

Little is more unsettling to a nation than an ally who becomes skeptical of cooperation. Many allies of the United States are now navigating the uncertain terrain of a new, unpredictable U.S. president who is questioning their value. U.S. President Donald Trump’s transactional view of “America First” politics paired with general unpredictability have left allies scrambling.