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Nato allies clash after Macron says alliance experiencing ‘brain death’

PARIS: Nato partners argued Thursday over the alliance’s worth after French President Emmanuel Macron said it was undergoing “brain death”, prompting a fierce defence of the bloc from Germany, Canada and the US while drawing praise from non-member Russia.“What we are currently experiencing is the brain death of Nato,“ Macron told The Economist magazine in an interview published Thursday, ahead of a Nato summit next month.But German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended the 70-year-old military alliance as “indispensable” and said Macron’s “sweeping judgements” were not “necessary”.Addressing journalists by Merkel’s side, Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg warned that a weakened transatlantic alliance could …read more

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