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Germany is NATO's biggest freeloader

Apr 03, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

James Kirchick, a visiting fellow at the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, is the author of " The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age ."

BERLIN - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was founded, according to its first secretary general, Lord Hastings Ismay, "to keep the Soviet Union out, the Americans in, and the Germans down." Seventy years ago this T...