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Response to elleng (Reply #14)

Sat Dec 23, 2017, 03:44 AM

16. There will be a role for NATO for as long as it can be taken seriously.

Turkey might become a big problem, as it's leadership is currently closer to Putin than to the rest of NATO (though Erdoğan does like Trump--more because he is useful than because he is a kindred spirit).

The EDF will essentially supplant NATO if the USA doesn't act sane again, and soon. I'm NOT clear as to how the UK would fit in to either an active EDF or an emaciated NATO. For that matter, I'm not sure the UK is, either. Much will depend on how much longer Teresa May hangs on. The EU is not enthralled with her, but they like Corbyn even less. Much of the European left sees him as an opportunistic ideologue they don't trust much more than Erdoğan.

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