US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday, issued a sharp ultimatum to NATO telling allies that they must start increasing defense spending by the years end, or the Trump administration will, “moderate it’s commitment to them.” Radio talk show host Benjamin Dixon discusses this.

The Benjamin Dixon Show is a progressive talk radio, YouTube, podcast. The inaugural episode aired February 9, 2015. Since that time, Benjamin has established his voice as significant contributor and thought leader in Progressivism. He has interviewed distinguished guests including Professor Eddie Glaude, Jr., Nina Turner, Shaun King, DeRay McKessen, Thomas Frank, Bakari Sellers and Adolph Reed. Benjamin also is the author of two books — God is Not a Republican & Lessons for My Son—and an eBook, Ten Life Changing Moments. Dixon is also the founder and editor of He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, a Master’s Degree in Political Science, and is approaching the end of his Doctoral program in International Development with a focus on International Security.