Will Trump Destroy NATO?

The Federal Trust by The Federal Trust for Education and Research

Episode notes

In this latest Federal Trust podcast, John Stevens and Brendan Donnelly discuss the implications of a Trump Presidency for Europe and the United Kingdom. They conclude that if Trump becomes the next American President, then the European Union will be both prepared and able to increase its expenditure on defence. This process of “strategic autonomy” for the European Union is already underway and is likely to gain momentum in the coming years.


Brendan Donnelly is the Director of the Federal Trust and a former Conservative MEP.

John Stevens Chair of the Federal Trust and an analyst and commentator on economic affairs.


The Federal Trust is a research institute studying regional, national, European and global levels of government. It has always had a particular interest in the European Uni ... 

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