Trump's 'America first' speech alarms U.S. allies

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in WashingtonBy Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy address alarmed American allies, who view the Republican front runner’s repeated invocation of an “America first” agenda as a threat to retreat from the world. While most governments were careful not to comment publicly on a speech by a U.S. presidential candidate, Germany’s foreign minister veered from that protocol to express concern at Trump’s wording. It cannot be conducted unilaterally,” he said of foreign policy in a post-Cold War world.

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