German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking on the sideline of NATO summit, was noted saying that we had a very intense summit and there was a very fundamental discussion.
• German boost in defence spending is well underway.
• European allies have made clear that they are responding to a new security situation.
• Trump demanded a change in burden sharing in NATO.
• The result is a clear commitment from everyone.
• Security is a different issue from trade and tariff discussions.