February 5, 2024

What Europe Must Do Now

Now that the U.S. is on course to betray Ukraine and side with Russia, thanks to Trump’s party, Phillips O’Brian has a list of ten urgent steps Europe must take for its own defense.

European states must therefore start operating on the assumption that Trump will win—and in that case they will be left on their own to look after their security. It will require a very different mindset than has existed since 1945, and a willingness to be decisive in a way that does not come natural to European states.