“Europe [needs] to take our fate into our own hands.” Germany’s Angela Merkel reiterated her comments following President Trump’s first official encounter with NATO allies. President Trump responded with a tweet in which the use of all-caps was not limited to the word NATO.

+ WaPo: Germans wonder why Trump keeps lashing out at them and not Russia or Saudi Arabia.

+ Following his extreme handshake with Trump, Emmanuel Macron confronted Vladimir Putin, to his face, on the world stage.