Slacker’s Syllabus: NATO

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NATO has come up a lot lately.

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the latter’s lack of membership in NATO, the Western military alliance, has been a hot topic. Ukraine had been asking to join for years, as a way to get protection from Russian aggression.

Some people are calling for NATO to intervene now in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, like by forming a no-fly zone. Although that hasn’t happened, the alliance did supply the Ukrainian military with weapons.

And in February, President Biden referenced NATO in remarks following Putin’s initial military onslaught.

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The United States will defend every inch of NATO territory with the full force of American power. And the good news is: NATO is more united and more determined than ever.