President Biden hosted NATO allies in Washington, marking the organization's 75th anniversary amidst ongoing tensions over Russia's Ukraine invasion. The summit provided Biden, facing

domestic political challenges, with an opportunity to reaffirm US leadership in global alliances. Biden emphasized his commitment to restoring traditional alliances after the "America First" era under former President Trump, a stance that resonates strongly in Europe where concerns about NATO's future persist. Key discussions focused on bolstering support for Ukraine, with NATO expected to endorse initiatives enhancing Ukrainian defenses.

Despite political uncertainties in Europe, including shifts in leadership and policy, Biden aimed to reassure allies of America's steadfastness in international affairs. Photo by Gage Skidmore from Surprise, AZ, United States of America, Wikimedia commons.