Fort Trump: This was the name Poland suggested for a new US military base on its soil, and it’s willing to fork out more than $2bn for the project.
Trump says the US has been protecting rich countries for years and these countries, Poland included, should pay for security. He’s calling it “burden sharing”.
So, is Trump willing to sell his country’s military services? And what are the strategic risks?
Presenter: Hoda Abdel Hamid
Scott Lucas – professor of American studies at University of Birmingham
David DesRoches – associate professor at National Defense University and former Pentagon official
Georg Lofflmann – research fellow in international security at Warwick University
Source: Al Jazeera News