NATO called 'obsolete' by Trump, anyone who saw them fight in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Remarks from President-elect Donald Trump earlier this week calling NATO allies ‘obsolete’ have been labeled completely unprecedented by everyone except the thousands of American soldiers who have fought alongside them in Afghanistan, sources confirmed today.
“The only NATO allies I’ve seen since being in theater have been the French MPs on [Kandahar Air Field] giving me a speeding ticket, and the Dutch partying at their fucking nightclub," said Staff Sgt. Paul Romanowitz.
Though the North Atlantic Treaty Organization alliance formed in 1949 to counter the threat of the Soviet Union, it has endured largely due to the beneficial security relationship enjoyed by its members.
The September 11th terrorist attacks, for example, which claimed victims from nearly half of all NATO countries, invoked the infamous ‘Article 5’, signaling to the world that the attack on the United States was an attack upon them all.
But according to American soldiers, the combat records of NATO all…
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