Nato: fit for purpose?
Nato came into existence for one reason only: to prevent Russia from thieving yet more sovereign territory in Europe in addition to what it had been gifted at Yalta by the ailing communist sympathiser FDR.
See Dan Hannan’s article on Yalta here:
Events since 2008 have demonstrated that both Nato and the EU are in fact absurdly sympathetic to Russia. Putin quisling Sarkozy was sent to ‘negotiate’ Russia’s ‘peace’ with Georgia: in fact he simply handed over 20% of Georgian land to the terror state. An official EU report fantastically claimed that it was Georgia that started that war. Something that the well-known kremlin shill Peter Hitchens never tires of telling his arsehole readers. Since that time, Russia has been expediting a form of creeping annexation of Georgia, with parcels of land being thieved on a monthly basis. In addition, it has installed a Putin-friendly regime by stealth.
In 2014, the rancid putinoid Franco-German alliance sold Ukraine down the river with Minsk and continued that abomination with Normandy.
Meantime Nato, headed up by sniveling Marxist/Russia sympathiser Stoltenberg, did everything it could to block membership for the two nations that needed it the most: Georgia and Ukraine.
From Nato’s website:
‘At present, NATO has 29 members. In 1949, there were 12 founding members of the Alliance: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the United Kingdom and the United States. The other member countries are: Greece and Turkey (1952), Germany (1955), Spain (1982), the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland (1999), Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia (2004), Albania and Croatia (2009), and Montenegro (2017).’
Of those members, the following are of negligible military significance and therefore almost useless: Montenegro, Portugal, Luxembourg, Albania, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Pribaltika, Czechia, Hungary, Belgium, Iceland. The following have some credible fighting capability but will never fight Russia: France, Germany, Turkey, Spain, Italy, Greece, Bulgaria. There are a few others who may or may not be willing to fight Russia: Norway, the Netherlands, Romania, Denmark.
The ones that definitely would fight Russia are Canada, the US, the UK, Poland and Pribaltika.
France, Germany, Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Spain and Greece are openly pro-Russia. It was France and Germany that more recently broke cover to reveal themselves as little more than Russia lackeys.
I could not care less whether Nato decides to continue or not, but clearly it is no longer of any practical value to the defence of Europe.
Therefore the following is the only logical solution:
A new military bloc consisting of America, Canada, Britain, Poland, Pribaltika, Ukraine and Georgia. All British and American forces currently in Germany should be transferred to Ukraine and the front line states to form a credible deterrent that should be the basis of a permanent defence force for Ukraine and Europe. They should be integrated with Ukraine’s armed forces.
The Black Sea naval agreements should be ripped up and a permanent and powerful naval force should be established with the new members there. Lastly, there should be a cutting edge air defence architecture established on the front line, including new air bases in the front line countries.
All current Nato members that refuse to fight Russia should be considered hostile. If any of them invite Russia to build bases on their land, they should be informed that they will be destroyed before they can be completed.