Maybe not, but only actual allies can count on the United States showing up now when it’s needed.
US Mission to Poland Photo: Jakub Szymczuk
US President Barack Obama with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk after speaking to reporters in Warsaw, Poland, on June 3.
Gwynne Dyer Published: Thursday, 06/26/2014 1:36 am EDT Last Updated: Sunday, 06/29/2014 6:15 pm EDT
“The Polish-American alliance is worthless, even harmful, as it gives Poland a false sense of security. It's bullshit.” —Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, secretly taped in early 2014. Discuss. Use only one side of the paper.
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