Speaking on France 24 English, Carnegie’s Erik Brattberg discussed U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis’s upcoming trip to Europe. Mattis’s message will be to reassure allies in Europe who are worried about U.S. commitments to Europe and NATO under the Trump administration. Brattberg mentioned that France and the United States have emerged has close allies on defense issues, working together on joint security activities such as a counterterrorism in Syria and Africa. 

This interview was originally broadcasted on France 24 English.