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NATO is “brain dead”, France’s Macron says


France’s president warned fellow European countries on Thursday that NATO is dying because of American unpredictability under President Donald Trump, a view quickly rejected by Germany, Reuters reports.
In an interview with British weekly The Economist, Emmanuel Macron expressed doubt about US-led NATO’s security maxim that an attack on one ally is an attack on all, which has underpinned transatlantic ties since the alliance’s 1949 foundation.
“What we are currently experiencing is the brain death of NATO,” Macron said. Asked whether he still believed in the Article Five collective defence guarantee of NATO’s treaty, Macron answered, “I don’t know,” although he said …read more

Source:: Middle East Monitor

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