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‘Brain-dead’ Nato has a credibility crisis

24th November, 2019
Emmanuel Macron: attack on Nato

It can be hard to discern amid the sound and fury of Brexit, but France and Germany are having one of their periodic differences of opinion. The immediate issue is the forceful intervention earlier this month by Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, on the subject of Nato, which he pronounced “brain-dead”.

The Atlantic alliance is having a crisis of credibility. Since the disappearance of the USSR, its declared enemy, Nato has been...

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