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Stoltenberg Tries To Whip Europe into 'Pre-War' State

April 7, 2024 (EIRNS)—Jens Stoltenberg is on a mission, perhaps his final mission before his tenure as NATO chief ends in October. He “is putting his legacy behind a final push to shore up international support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia,” [reports The Hill]( ). “This is not just Trump-proofing, but U.S.-proofing in some ways,” said Jim Townsend, an adjunct senior fellow with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and a former senior Pentagon official focused on NATO. “This is Europe coming to grips with the idea that—whether it’s Trump, or whether it’s Republicans in the House of Representatives, overstretch by the U.S. military, or whatever it might be, that Europe has got to step up.”

Thus, NATO must perpetuate itself no matter what any one or more of its members might think.

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