At its annual foreign ministers meeting on Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told NATO’s deadbeat members to start contributing to the alliance or come up with some plans to do so.
He’d like to see some action by the time President Donald Trump next meets with NATO leaders in less than two months, on May 25.
NATO is under pressure to cough up more cash for defense and to demonstrate more willingness to commit forces to operations as the alliance attempts to adapt to the demands of President Donald Trump, who has questioned the military pact’s relevance.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was quick to avert the challenge, insisting that Canada is already doing enough for the alliance. “Canada has always been one of the handful of countries that has always been…