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Yes, indeed. (and bravo for "In slow times of involvement NATO is criticized of having a lack of wood" - some rare wit on CAO.)Leland33 wrote: Thanks for the credit for trees.
The tree being the defence of the “North Atlantic” (trees) but the wood to establish a strong readiness and offence when needed.
It was interesting to me that France, having once pulled out of NATO, had rejoined and was very active in the Afghan War.
The USSR was what NATO was primarily to defend against, now former Soviet countries like Ukraine are being considered for NATO membership.
In slow times of involvement NATO is criticized of having a lack of wood. But their are smaller countries that receive informal membership. MANY more countries are involved in NATOs Peace Initiatives.
Personally when I was involved in a military contractor reduction in force 92/93 when Democrats took office I thought it was okay. I’d much rather see effective social programs work.
Indeed. Where are all those assholes, now?Fortune Cookie wrote: Trump is on his "Blame America First" tour. I would think that is a whole lot worse than the apocryphal "apology tour" that ill informed people claim Obama engaged in.