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Earlier this week, Donald Trump announced his intention to reduce the number of U.S. troops stationed in Germany by roughly one-third on the grounds that Germany does not devote 2% of its GDP to defense spending. This series of maps based on YouGov polling in various NATO countries about a year ago shows which other countries the residents of Germany, France, the UK, and the U.S. are willing to fight to defend. (Note: Finland, Sweden, and Ukraine are not NATO member countries.) d25d2506sfb94s.cloudfront.net/cumulus_uploads/inlineimage/2019-04-03/NATO%20willing%20to%20defend-01.png
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