We need Nato now more than ever. Undermining it threatens to destroy decades of peace
Monday, 2 December 2019
As world leaders prepare to descend on London for the Nato summit, we should remember how such international co-operation started and why it still makes sense for countries to work closely together on security, defence, and so many other international issues. We should also question why the Conservatives seem hell bent on undermining Britain’s role on the global stage. From Nato to the UN and the EU, the generation that lived through the first half of the 20th century knew they needed to create a new world order. An order with rules and institutions which, however imperfect, could act both as constraints on individual countries going rogue and as catalysts for co-operation for mutual...
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