The Heat: 70 years of NATO

The Heat

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created when the world was divided between the influence of two super-powers – the United States and the Soviet Union.

Since the fall of the Berlin wall, NATO is adjusting to a new reality in Europe and, more recently, to a new leadership in Washington. The United States was instrumental in creating an enduring defense alliance but has also been testing it under Donald Trump.

CGTN’s Owen Fairclough reports.

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To discuss:

  • Cecile Shea is a nonresident senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
  • James Carden is a contributing writer for foreign affairs at The Nation magazine.
  • Marko Mihkelson is the head of the Estonian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
  • Alexander Nekrassov is a former advisor to the Kremlin.

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