Matthew Karnitschnig

How Donald Trump could save Europe.
Barely a week passes without another taunt from Washington in Europe’s direction. NATO is “obsolete,” the EU is a failure and Germany needs to start buying more American cars. Is the transatlantic relationship about to collapse? In a word — no. Despite recent tensions, the two spheres have never needed one another more. Trump’s antics have may have unnerved Europe, but they also have forced leaders to take steps that could put the partnership on firmer footing in the long-term.