JUST IN: Austin Calls for More NATO Help in Countering China
Royal Danish navy frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes, right, the underway replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent, center, and the Royal Netherlands navy frigate HNLMS Van Speijk, left, transit the Atlantic Ocean during NATO exercise Cutlass Fury 2019.
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cameron Stoner
The United States needs its NATO allies to invest more in their military capabilities and help the Pentagon address the growing threat posed by China, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III said Feb. 19. Austin attended a virtual NATO ministerial meeting with his alliance counterparts …