The End of NATO?

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The End of NATO?

The End of NATO?

WORLD NEWSEnd of NATO /22 MAR 2020 By Richard E. Caroll

NATO was founded in April of 1949. NATO was formed as a counterweight to the growing political and military power of the then Soviet Union. From 1949 until the fall of the Soviet Union, the purpose of NATO had been to prevent an invasion of Western Europe by the Soviet Union. With the collapse of the Soviet Union in October of 1991 the rationale behind NATO rendered the organization moot. Yet, like all large bureaucracies, NATO lived on.

The main impetus that the United States became involved in NATO had been the threat of communism. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the subsequent fall of communism worldwide as a threat against the capitalistic United States, the new economic, political and military situation no longer justifies the expenditure of funds and military resources by the United States as was necessary during the Cold War.

In 1949 the United States identified its economic, political and national security interests as being aligned with Europe. It’s 2020 and the interests of the United States are not so much in Europe anymore. The United States, since the Obama administration, has been diverting its attention and military resources to Asia and its concern with the rise of China. With the political and economic independence of Europe no longer being such a chief concern of the United States, the eventual withdrawal of the United States from NATO is only a matter of time. Indeed, Europe is looked upon in many quarters in the United States more as a competitor than as an ally.

The economic, political and national security interests of Europe and the United States are no longer the same.

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, NATO has been in search of a reason for its existence. The terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, for a time, gave the organization a new lease on life, but with the United States coming to an agreement with the Taliban, this reason will soon be gone as well. With the United States becoming increasingly preoccupied with China, there is a growing feeling in the Trump administration that NATO is no longer a burden the United States should have to bear.

There are several reasons that NATO is breaking down. The United States has become increasingly exasperated by the refusal of the majority of NATO countries to shoulder their fair share of the economic burden of NATO. Each NATO member is required to contribute a minimum of 2 percent per annum to the NATO budget. Yet, since the end of the Cold War many nations have failed to contribute the two percent requirement, with only seven of the twenty-nine members meeting this requirement. In 2019, France only contributed 1.82 percent of its GDP, with Germany coming in at 1.23 percent, which is virtually unchanged since 2014. The United States has long complained of the European members of NATO not meeting their financial obligations, but the Trump administration has gone further than complain.

The Trump administration has reduced the contributions of the United States to the level of contributions made by Germany. President Trump has made no secret of his belief that NATO is no longer a viable entity and his belief that the United States should withdraw from the alliance.

This is yet another article where the future of NATO is clearly seen to be under threat and we will see more of this after BREXIT.  The Bible says that NATO will not survive, there must be a break down in the past relationship between Europe and America for Europe to move into the sphere of a new relationship with Russia as the Bible Predicts and has done so for over 2500yrs in Bible Prophecy that is continuing to be played out in Current World Events.  So yes, yet another article that highlights the issue of the challenge that is facing NATO.  This article highlights yet again the fulfilment of Bible Prophecy spoken 2500 years ago.  The Bible reveals that The EU will become a SUPERSTATE with a dominant FEDERAL GOVERNMENT described in the Bible as a Beast System due to its amalgamation of different countries and peoples into one State with one Voice.  Along with this development we expect to see Russia become more involved in Europe with links to a combined army, yes NATO will come to an end and Russia will end up militarily linked to this EU ARMY.  But Russia will never join the EU as Putin will never give up Russia's sovereignty.

So WATCH this development as it is a sure sign that we are living in the last days before Christ's Return.  

This EU SUPERSTATE will along with Russia enter into a final conflict with Israel and the Middle East.  Germany is the key country in what Bible Prophecy refers to as the land of "Magog". The Land of MagogThey are spoken of militarily as the "King of the North".  Together the Bible says that Russia and the EU will invade the Middle East in the Last Days.  So Bible Students expect to see Germany and France taking a greater role in leading Europe.  It is also interesting to see Germany taking greater control of a continent they tried to take by war and failed.

Yet again we see in Todays News Headlines words that show how the Nations are fulfilling the latter day alignment of Nations as Prophesied by the Bible. 

See this article to learn more about this and the latter day prophecies of the Bible.

See this article for more on this subject: WHAT IS NEXT FOR EUROPE