NATO considers declaring space a new domain of warfare under US pressure | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

NATO considers declaring space a new domain of warfare under US pressure

The NATO military alliance is planning to officially recognize space as a domain of warfare this year, in a move that officials are describing as a “gift” to US President Donald Trump who has long expressed concerns about the growing military capabilities of Russia and China beyond Earth.

Defense ministers from the US-led pact's 29 members are expected to make a decision on the issue when they reconvene in London early December.

“There’s agreement that we should make space a domain and the London summit is the best place to make it official,” said one senior NATO diplomat involved in the discussions.

A second diplomat said while the decision was weighty and had real consequences, it would be “a gift" to Trump, who will also be attending the summit.

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