This is a new mandate for the Western Alliance. With such open and vague language, protecting the ‘vital interests of Alliance members’ could lead to NATO wars all over the globe. In fact, NATO forces could easily transition into the NWO military. — PID
(AFP) — /snip/ The experts also call for cooperation with partners to protect the treaty area against unconventional security challenges.
But the report also insists on the need to send out military missions beyond the treaty area “when required to prevent an attack on the treaty area or to protect the legal rights and other vital interests of Alliance members” — the sort of expedition already seen in Afghanistan, a mission provoked by the extraordinary September 11 attacks in the United States in 2001.