NATO Turns 70 Political Disputes Overshadow Alliance Anniversary

In recent years, NATO has been militarily successful, but it has also been a political problem child. Indeed, Emmanuel Macron has disparaged it as "brain dead" and Donald Trump once called it "obsolete." The alliance is clearly at a crossroads.
American Marines during a NATO maneuver in Iceland in 2018

American Marines during a NATO maneuver in Iceland in 2018

Foto: Lance Cpl. Menelik Collins/US Marine Corps/DPA
Foto: DER SPIEGEL