The West’s most venerable military alliance is marking its 70th birthday this week in Britain. And it’s going to be awkward. Leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, including President Trump, will gather at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday before a rushed single meeting at an 18th-century estate outside London on Wednesday. The proceedings have been choreographed to minimize friction in an increasingly fractious group, one in which Trump’s frustrations with the alliance are hardly the sole source of tension.
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