U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., introduced a bipartisan resolution Wednesday, Feb. 8, pledging the United States’ unwavering commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., are original cosponsors of the resolution.
“It is indisputable that NATO is the most successful military alliance in history and it is essential that we strengthen NATO for current and future challenges to maintain global peace and stability. In order to achieve this goal, it is crucial that all NATO members make good on their commitment to contribute to NATO’s defense spending,” said Gardner in a news release. “Just last month, 4th Infantry Division troops based in Fort Carson were deployed to eastern Europe to enhance U.S. military presence and to offer support to our allies in the region. This resolution reaffirms our commitment to the NATO alliance as a force for good and to deter any and all aggression from