Does T R U M P still think that NATO is OBSOLETE?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in The Invisible Army | 0 comments

The NATO alliance needs renewal and strengthening, not disparagement.

This article defines the Strengths, of  the NATO alliance since 1949. Many NATO veterans will certainly agree with this article. Perhaps “The Donald” will read it, or have it read to him after inauguration day. This article is by the Retired General who Trump wishes to be secretary of Defense. I did not realise that a Sec’y of Defense must be retired 7 years before appointment? Something Canada has never worried about in appointing a Defence Minister with no military background, so many times.

http://taskandpurpose.com/mattis-right-heres-nato-not-obsolete/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=tp-today

General Mattis requires a Congressional Waiver? Will he get it?

http://taskandpurpose.com/army-ranger-called-democrats-congress-not-supporting-mattis/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=tp-today

On this note I will leave you to contemplate a world without the NATO alliance.

                                

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A NATO AWACS (airborne Warning and Control Systems) The newer term for the plane is Airborne Early Warning and Control and many countries have them. The systems can detect aircraft up to 400 kilometres away. McInnis photo.

The Motto of NATO is:

ANIMUS  IN CONSULENDO LIBER

http://www.nato.int/multi/animus.htm

Please have a thought for our NATO Veterans of Canada and their successors.

In the news on this day.

 

On this day in 1946 the UN Security Council held its first session.

Nil Sine Labore

Robby

 

 

 

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