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Connections: Discussing NATO and President Trump's visit with Vladimir Putin

Jul 24, 2018

President Trump said last week that he doesn't understand why American sons and daughters would be asked to put their lives on the line for some NATO partners like Montenegro. That sparked a public debate over how treaties work, and whether the NATO commitments are worth keeping.

Our guest has extensive experience teaching and analyzing issues pertinent to NATO partners. We discuss President Trump's recent visit with Vladimir Putin, too. In studio:

  • Randy Stone, director of the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies at the University of Rochester