The postage stamp country of Montenegro expected to be rushed into NATO during Washington’s lame duck period before the unpredictable Donald Trump became president. But Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee, to their credit more concerned about America than wannabe foreign dependents, blocked ratification of the ratification resolution. The president should kill the measure.
Washington policymakers should ponder what alliances are supposed to be about. That’s not a question policymakers usually ask. Michael Haltzel of SAIS called for the Senate to wave the micro-state through as “to do otherwise would show the world that during [Trump’s] presidency the Kremlin will …read more
Source: Cato Institute