Israel and NATO were both created by the US. I love the implicit message of this comment he always repeats that Israel and NATO were a prion geopolitical institutions. They've always existed. There was no history before 1948. The world as it is was blinked into existence, fully constructed with a US hegemony in power, the villainous communists opposing us, and NATO and Israel as our praetorian protectors fighting for us. I know references to 1984 are over- saturated but I feel like 1948 - the year it was written - truly is the setpoint of our contemporary, collective history in terms of our political motifs and language. The "constants" that began in 1948 have existed unquestioned for 75 years. Even our stance on China has been constant since 1948. The era of "hostility" began when the ROC retreated to Taiwan. The
WHO, OAS, and even RAND Corp were all founded in 1948. The Manchester Baby, the first working modern computer, and information theory were invented in 1948. Eerie.
President Biden: "NATO is critically important for U.S. interests in and of itself. If there weren't one, we'd have to