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NATO Has Devolved Into ‘Attack Alliance’, Contradicting the UN Charter

NATO, which was established as a defense alliance back in 1949 to safeguard against external threats, morphed into an attack union on its own initiative; the block has been illegally involved in many wars and its offensive posturing contradicts the UN charter, Swiss historian and author Daniele Ganser told Sputnik.

Swiss historian, political scientist and author Daniele Ganser has wrote a new book describing illegal wars involving NATO member states from 1945 until today: Iran 1953, Guatemala 1954, Egypt 1956, Cuba 1961, Vietnam 1964, Nicaragua 1981, Serbia 1999, Afghanistan 2001, Iraq 2003, Libya 2011, Ukraine 2014, Yemen 2015 and the ongoing war in Syria.

Sputnik Deutschland sat down with the author to talk about the illegal activity of the alliance.

When it was established back in 1949, it affirmed that its member states would not attack any other countries. It would only defend itself against the Russians if they, with their Warsaw Pact member countries attack Europe.

That was the fear of the Cold War. The feared attack however never happened and happily there was no nuclear or Third World War. After the collapse of the Soviet Union the alliance was also thought to be dismissed, the Swiss historian said.

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