June 14, 2021
From China to cyber, has Biden agenda reinvigorated NATO?
Source: Christian Science Monitor
Journalist Howard LaFranchi
Atmospherics and style are not everything.
But in bringing his commitment to America’s alliances to the NATO summit Monday, along with his conviction that democracies are best suited to meet the 21st century’s stiff challenges, President Joe Biden went a good way toward answering a question hanging over the North Atlantic alliance since the end of the Cold War: What are you good for?
Former President Donald Trump had even suggested the defense alliance of Western allies was “obsolete,” leaving NATO officials and U.S. allies to worry Mr. Trump could pull the plug at any moment.
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