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As Montenegro Looks to NATO, Anxiety Grows Over Future US Commitment

  • Henry Ridgwell

As America’s European allies try to figure out their future relationships with Washington under President-elect Donald Trump, analysts say NATO and Russia are involved in an increasingly tense battle for influence in the Balkan states. Montenegro – formerly part of Serbia until declaring independence in 2006 – is about to join the NATO alliance. But, as Henry Ridgwell reports, there is increasing anxiety over the U.S. commitment to the core principle of collective defense.