NATO member states are at odds over several key issues. Seventy years on from its formation, the unity of the alliance is under growing strains.
For the first time in NATO's history, the alliance is recognizing the challenges posed by China's rise in a summit declaration. NATO's chief said Beijing's growing military capabilities had "implications for all allies."
The US president called Macron's "brain dead" remarks on NATO "nasty," saying he could see Paris leaving the military alliance. The comments set the tone for what is expected to be another tense summit among NATO allies.
Although the summit was meant to mark the military alliance's 70th birthday, tensions among the allies overshadowed the party. The celebration of unity was marked by clashes between the US and French presidents.
The Ukrainian president may consider the Paris summit to be a draw with Russia, but he couldn't be more wrong, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
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