NATO Won’t Help Israel in War with Iran

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During an interview published Saturday by the German newspaper Der Spiegel, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg revealed it’s not his organization’s responsibility to protect Israel should it come under fire from Iran.

While the Jewish state is considered an “active partner” of the U.S.-led alliance, it is not a full member and therefore is not able to invoke Article V of the NATO Charter. This provides a “security guarantee” to all full members by declaring any attack on a member nation is an attack on them all. Continue reading