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The President of the United States Asks, ‘What’s an Ally?’

In a wide-ranging interview with ‘60 Minutes,’ Donald Trump revisited one of his favorite themes.
Source: Ludovic Marin / Reuters

Donald Trump’s tangles with America’s traditional friends—on , , —are well known. But on Sunday, in an interview with , the American president distilled his revolutionary view of the country’s alliances in Europe, Asia, and North America, which have formed the foundation for U.S. foreign policy for decades, to its essence. Asked by Lesley Stahl about the tariffs he’s threatened to impose on allies such as Canada, Japan, and the European Union, Trump responded, “I mean, what’s

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