Skip to comments.Congress should end the war in Ukraine by withdrawing from NATO
Posted on 11/25/2022 12:08:52 PM PST by ChicagoConservative27
Congress can end the war in Ukraine and win a Nobel Peace Prize by enacting a statute withdrawing the United States from NATO — transforming it from a mighty offensive oak into a tiny acorn unalarming to Russia.
As early as 1798, Congress nullified a defense treaty with France by statute. A congressional end to United States participation in NATO would be no constitutional novelty.
At the very latest, NATO became obsolete in 1991 when its raison d’etre — the Soviet Empire — dissolved. By remaining in NATO and spearheading its expansion to Russia’s borders with 30 members, the United States provoked President Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine. It was poised to join NATO to fortify the encirclement of an already diminished Russia constituting a greater existential threat to it than the existential threat the Cuban missile crisis posed to the United States.
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Just stop funding it. American taxpayers have been pick up the 2% per member since NATOs creation, and even when Trump embarrassed them face-to-face, they haven’t budged.
Naive statement, at best.
Yeah right it’s all the fault of the US
By withdrawing from NATO, Congress would end the existential threat that occasioned Putin’s invasion of Ukraine...
Naive statement, at best.
George Washington said we should avoid foreign entanglements and I think he was more a statesman than any of our current politicians.
Star with the UN first. Then we can talk about it.
That's the larger long term threat.
Neville thanks you.
The US and Turkey don’t belong in NATO.
How about a 2 for 1 special?
You are a shallow thinker Datura. Let me throw some history back at you. The humiliation of the Germans after WW I with the punishing Treaty of Versailles led to the rise of communism and th National Socialist AKA the Nazis.
“...enacting a statute withdrawing the United States from NATO”
And toss in(out) the u.n. while emptying the internal waste build up. 💩🚽
Don't blame Europeans for not wanting to fund NATO.
America funds NATO because America controls it. NATO is an arm of the Pentagon. A way for Neocons to "project American power" into Europe.
Yes, NATO should be shut down. Should have been shut down 30 years ago. Damn Neocons.
Nevermind the fact that Comrade Putin's stated goal is to REBUILD the Soviet Union.
Much like the humiliation of Russia after 1991 (and its financial rape by Western-backed oligarchs) led to a hardened Russian nationalism.
There is zero need for the US to be in NATO. Europe can defend itself and pay for its defense. I don’t give two craps about Democrat Socialists of Europe. The leftists want to follow Europe’s lead on every leftist idea. That diverts our treasure from making America great. America needs to focus on itself. That includes domestic and foreign policy, backed up by a capable military. Right now the threat comes from the southern border and China. Right now we are nearly bankrupt, focused on everything woke and our military is not prepared. They can’t even recruit adequate numbers to be prepared for combat.
Imperial Japan, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union didn't exist in the 1790s.
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