Loose talk won’t sink Nato - at least for now
Last week’s summit went better than anyone could have hoped. Just as well, given that the future of the 70-year-old alliance was hanging in the balance
Pessimism was the order of the day in the run-up to the Nato summit which took place outside London last week. Although the summit was due to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Nato, the negativity surrounding the alliance in recent years, particularly the criticism coming from US President Donald Trump, threatened to overshadow any celebration of its achievements during that period.
There has always been some underlying disapproval of and frustration with...
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