The former of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, has said America needs to be the world's policeman to make sure the world is a place. Mr Rasmussen outlined his in an interview with Britain's Sky News. He said America needed to intervene in the world's spots to restore law and . He said: "We need determined American global ." He stated that the USA had no choice but to act more , explaining that: "Syria is torn by war and conflict, Iraq is on the of collapse, Libya is a failed state,…Russia is attacking Ukraine and destabilising Eastern Europe, China is flexing its , [and] the state North Korea is threatening nuclear attacks."
Mr Rasmussen was particularly of President Barack Obama, whom he says has not done enough to prevent conflict. He said: "Superpowers don't get to retire. Look around; you will see a world on ." The Russia Today (RT) newspaper questions the of recent U.S. military interventions. It said U.S. foreign policy has led to instability in the Middle East and North Africa. It stated that Libya plunged into after the ouster of Muammar Gaddafi with the US having no post-exit . RT added that U.S. policy in Iraq and Syria created one of the greatest security threats in the of ISIS. It went on to write that the Taliban still control a of Afghanistan, even after the US spent 15 years .