Trusting the “Five Eyes” Only: Early Signs of Failure of American Global Power?

Source: TomDispatch
by Michael Klare

“Wherever he travels globally, President Biden has sought to project the United States as the rejuvenated leader of a broad coalition of democratic nations seeking to defend the ‘rules-based international order’ against encroachments by hostile autocratic powers, especially China, Russia, and North Korea. ‘We established NATO, the greatest military alliance in the history of the world,’ he told veterans of D-Day while at Normandy, France on June 6th. ‘Today… NATO is more united than ever and even more prepared to keep the peace, deter aggression, defend freedom all around the world.’ In other venues, Biden has repeatedly highlighted Washington’s efforts to incorporate the ‘Global South’ (the developing nations of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East) into just such a broad-based U.S.-led coalition.” (07/04/24)