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Four NATO Nations Would Pick Russia to Defend Them If Threatened: Poll

  • Poll of 66 nations shows extent of shifting global alliances
  • China and Russia prefer each other’s support, survey shows
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Who you gonna call? For the citizens of four NATO countries asked which military power they’d want fighting on their side if attacked, the answer was simple -- Russia.

That was among the findings of a multi-nation WIN/Gallup International poll published just ahead of Friday’s annual gathering of the transatlantic security community in Germany that appeared to map out shifts in the post-Cold War security alliances which have come under renewed strain and scrutiny since Donald Trump’s election to the U.S. presidency.