As any businessman or lawyer will confirm, the art of deception often involves things are not said, rather than the things that are actually specified. His recent foreign policy speech the other day, entitled "The Mantle of Leadership, delivered at Virginia Military Institute definitely fits this profile.
Here’s what I am talking about. Here's an interesting statement from that speech.
And I will call on our NATO allies to keep the greatest military alliance in history strong by honoring their commitment to each devote 2 percent of their GDP to security spending. Today, only 3 of the 28 NATO nations meet this benchmark.
But let's look at which countries met that target. You might be surprised
Via Charles Lang