Sparks Over Sarkozy’s Afghan Plan

Time March 27, 2008 So it’s finally out in the open: French President Nicolas Sarkozy plans to send significant troop reinforcements to the NATO mission in Afghanistan. But while his long-anticipated decision to bolster the alliance’s struggling counterinsurgency mission will please the U.S., Britain and Canada, which had been urging their NATO partners to do […]

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NATO’s unhappy warriors

Los Angeles Times March 27, 2008 At next week’s NATO summit in Bucharest, Romania, history will be made when an American president, cowboy hat in hand, literally begs Europe for help in Afghanistan. For weeks, high-ranking U.S. officials have traversed the “old” continent, beseeching its capitals for anything in lace-up boots and camouflage. Spare a […]

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