A Cold War Relic No Longer Revalent

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    Just a “defense” organization on paper, as the WOT in Afghanistan has proven, but instead of cutting NATO loose, the U.S. will keep hanging on and wasting borrowed money on this ineffective relic of the past.

    NATO Deadends in Afghanistan
    by Robert Maginnis, Human Events
    Posted: 02/11/2008

    Munich, Germany: The Battle of Waterloo was to Napoleon Bonaparte what the war in Afghanistan could become for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Emperor Bonaparte lost at Waterloo and was exiled. NATO’s relevance is crumbling in Afghanistan which could relegate the mutual defense alliance to history’s trash heap. That, however, could provide the United States an opportunity to shift resources to an alliance of combat-ready global partners.

    for full article:
    http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=24922
     

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