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I have new online piece, co-authored with Dani Nedal, at Foreign Affairs: President Donald Trump believes that America makes terrible deals—from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Why, according to Trump, do other countries take such advantage of the United States? Because our leaders and officials are stupid […]
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Apparently Donald Trump wants to destroy reorganize the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), sees the European Union (EU) as a competitor, and thinks that Germany is an enemy of the United States: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump called NATO obsolete, predicted that other European Union members would follow the U.K. in leaving the bloc and threatened BMW […]
My thoughts on Gates’ NATO speech: It is worth noting, however, that protection of Libyan civilians through airstrikes sits so far outside NATO’s founding purpose that the framers of the 1949 treaty that brought the alliance into existence would hardly recognize the mission. NATO is a tool that has been effectively repurposed since the end […]
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Thursday Frigate Blogging

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On September 18, 2008

Meet SPS Almirante Juan de Bourbon. She is 6200 ton AEGIS frigate (more of a destroyer, really), capable of 29 knots and armed with SM-2 Standard surface-to-air missiles, Harpoon surface-to-surface mi

Whither NATO Revisited

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On August 20, 2008

I’m not sure I get all of this handwringing over the NATO response to the war between Russia and Georgia. There is a really simple, clearly understandable explanation for why NATO didn’t c

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