The relationship between the U.S. and its European allies is one that is based on similar values, cultural and economic ties, and mutual security interests.

But are those relationships helping or hindering the U.S. in defending itself?

In a new video series, Concerned Veterans for America Foundation lays out the case for examining how much the U.S. spends on defense compared to its NATO allies, how alliances affect U.S. interests, and how we should be viewing alliances moving forward.


Are NATO allies pulling their weight in defense spending? In 2022, only nine out of 30 members met their pledge, leaving the burden on the US. Learn more about how the U.S. subsidizes NATO and European defense spending and the impact on U.S. resources and global security.


Alliances are built on shared values and interests, but security is the most important thing to consider.  Is the U.S. made safer from our current alliance relationships?


Who’s really paying the majority of NATO defense spending? The answer may surprise you. Here’s a look at the harsh truth about who foots the bill for common defense.


Finland just officially joined NATO, and the alliance could expand further in the coming years. But what are the risks involved? Take a look at how the U.S. is affect by NATO expansion.


China is a rising threat to the U.S. But are we ready to face that threat head on? Learn more about how our relationships in Europe are draining our resources and putting us in a dangerous position for the future.



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