Tested by Russia, NATO Struggles to Stay Credible

BRUSSELS — Six weeks before a critical summit meeting aimed at bolstering NATO’s deterrence against a resurgent Russia, the alliance is facing a long list of challenges. The first is to find a country to lead the last of four military units to be deployed in Poland and the three Baltic nations.

But that, analysts say, could be the least of its problems.

  • NATO is a paper tiger.

  • marty_p

    If NATO was credible, Israel would have been admitted to full membership a long time ago.

  • Alain

    NATO lost all credibility long ago. It continues downhill. Instead of recognising the real threat of Islam, it is obsessed with a long dead Soviet Union and cold war. Keeping Turkey as a member just adds to it all.