NATO’s looming future amid divergence and fractures
Friday, 6 December 2019 US efforts to steer its allies to define China as a threat have come to nothing after members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) issued a declaration Wednesday, in which China was identified as providing strategic “opportunities and challenges”. Experts have described this as a demonstration of NATO’s looming fractures. According to the London Declaration issued by NATO on Dec. 4, Russia and terrorism are once again listed as threats to the transatlantic military alliance, while for the first time, China’s growing influence and international policies are singled out as “both opportunities and challenges that we need to address together as an Alliance.” Before the NATO summit,...
Turkey will oppose NATO's plan for the defence of Baltic countries if the alliance does not recognise groups that Turkey deems terrorists, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, ahead of a..
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