TOO OBVIOUS

This photo of Donald Trump at NATO is a little too on the nose

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"America First"
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"America First"

At today’s NATO summit in Brussels, the west’s gathered leaders turned their head in unison to watch a military flyover. But for a brief moment, US president Donald Trump’s attention drifted elsewhere.

World Leaders Meet For NATO Summit In Brussels
Leaders from NATO member and partner states view a military flyover. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

The resulting photo is an almost too perfect symbol for the tenor of the meeting. Ahead of his arrival, Trump had attacked the other members of the 29-nation North Atlantic Treaty Organization for contributing too little to the group’s common defense. At the meeting, he described Germany as a “captive of Russia.”

Ultimately however, the group resolved differences enough to sign new plans for defense against Russia and terrorism. The agreement includes a commitment from European leaders to boost spending.

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