Dr. Heidi Hardt, an associate professor of political science at the University of California, Irvine, toldLaw360, "This act provides more evidence that NATO enjoys ample bipartisan support despiteTrump's past criticism and harsh letters to allied heads of state." Hardt added that "by easing defense purchases for Eastern European NATO allies, Congress presumably hopes to signal to them — and Russia — that the U.S. remains committed to both collective defense and cooperative security."

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