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Today: US Ambassador to the UN, Sarah Power

March 10th, 2015

Episode 193 of 1744 episodes

A senior American diplomat has warned of a "dangerous" gulf emerging between what the US and Europe is spending on defence. Samantha Power, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, has told this programme that recent defence cuts in European nations, including the UK, is "concerning and not sustainable". She called on NATO members to meet their target of spending 2 percent of their GDP on the military. Samantha Power is the US Ambassador to the United Nations.

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