Thursday, February 18, 2021

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Meets With NATO Defense Ministers

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III delivers remarks to Department of Defense personnel, with President Joe. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 2021. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando) 

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin signaled a new era of cooperation during a NATO meeting Wednesday while warning of the threat from "strategic competitors," per a news conference with Pentagon press secretary John Kirby. 

Why it matters: Austin's first meeting with NATO defense ministers marks a clear shift from the previous administration. Relations with European allies became so strained under former President Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron referred to NATO as "brain dead." 

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Anonymous said...

NATO is still brain dead. Tremors and Macron have nothing to offer.

Forget about Trump. Consider France. France is having a hard time in North Africa. They are having such a hard time that they have asked for help.

So here is the question.

Why did they turn to America and not Germany? Or why did the not turn to America, Germany and Britain and Italy?

Tremors waggles her ass about how Germany does so much with foreign aid it does not need a larger military. If that works so well, why is France in trouble in North Africa?

Amp1776 said...

Biden in office. Time to start milking The US for Cash again.