Zelensky was right to feel cheated by Nato

July 14, 2023

“Elbridge Colby, who developed the ‘National Defense Strategy’ in Trump’s first term, said it would be ‘ill-advised’ to let Ukraine join the alliance. Nato is strong enough. There isn’t much benefit. Colby thinks a future Republican administration should change its relationship with Nato. He told me that Biden ‘prioritised chummy relations and avoided difficult conversations’ in Vilnius. The Republicans should, ‘in a very clear and straightforward way’, tell Europe that America is refocusing its military on the Pacific”

The Spectator

Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.