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Alan Romberg quoted in Yonhap News on Trump address

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s inaugural address appears to show he remains highly critical of the country spending money to fulfill its security commitments overseas, and could demand allies pay significantly more for an American troop presence.


Alan Romberg, a distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center, said he believes Trump’s remarks had little do to with defense-cost sharing with allies, but more about criticizing the previous administration of Barack Obama.

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