The alleged Russian threat is still the glue that holds the alliance together, but French President Emmanuel Macron doesn’t believe in that. His own answer is that the alliance’s real enemy is terrorism, but that is equally silly.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, pictured with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in 2018 following their meeting in Ottawa. NATO member states are meeting in London, U.K., to mark the alliance's 70th birthday. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade