Former MI6 Chief Says Trump Is A ‘Threat’ To The UK

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The former head of the UK’s secret intelligence service has warned that the return of Donald Trump to the White House would pose a “political threat” to Britain.

The reelection of former the former US President could be “problematic” for British national security due to his stance on NATO, according to ex- MI6 boss Sir Richard Dearlove.

The head of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde feels the same way…just days ago she claimed that Trump’s potential election is “clearly a threat” to Europe

RT reports: Dearlove, who led MI6 from 1999 to 2004, was discussing potential threats to the UK in 2024 in an interview with Sky News on Sunday, during which he pointed to the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the “long-term behavior of China,” before moving to the US presidential race.

“You have to add a political threat, which I am worried about, which is Trump’s reelection… which I think for the UK’s national security is problematic,” Dearlove said. If Trump, given his critical attitude towards NATO, “acts hastily and damages the Atlantic alliance, that is a big deal for the UK,” he warned.

“We’ve put all our eggs in defense terms in the NATO basket. If Trump really is serious about, as it were, changing the balance, I mean the American nuclear umbrella for Europe is, in my view, essential to Europe’s security and defense,” the former spymaster said.

During his time in the White House, Trump disparaged NATO, calling it “obsolete,” and questioned the bloc’s relevance in the modern world. He also cast doubt on Washington’s commitment to defend its allies and argued that other NATO members were not contributing enough.

“Look, NATO has taken advantage of our country. The European countries took advantage,” the former president recently told Fox News, adding that his attitude towards NATO depends on whether “they treat us properly.”

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