By Doug Bereuter & John Lis For those who have followed U.S.-European relations since the end of the Cold War, transatlantic tensions that erupted prior to the war in Iraq should have come as little surprise. The decade between the collapse of the Soviet Union and the September 11 terrorist attacks saw attitudes across the […]
By Doug Bereuter The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved Resolution 1511, which provides a mandate for American command of the multinational coalition force in Iraq. As a follow-up, the Bush administration should give serious consideration to a greater role for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Iraq. In particular, the administration should examine […]
By Pierre Lellouche Six mois après la fin «officielle» des opérations de guerre en Irak, le moins que l’on puisse dire est que la sécurité du monde paraît dangereusement fragilisée. Trois fractures sont désormais à l’œuvre, nourrissant une situation particulièrement périlleuse pour l’ensemble de la communauté internationale.
By Doug Bereuter NOTES FROM PRAGUE — Meeting in this beautiful old city in the heart of New Europe, legislators from the 19 NATO nations recently began healing the wounds in the alliance that were opened during the Iraq crisis. Having gathered for the spring session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, supporters and opponents of […]
By Doug Bereuter While NATO’s critics prophesy its demise, the 19 allies are quietly taking steps to ensure that the alliance will continue to meet the challenge of defending its members. But now that our governments have pledged to develop the forces needed for an effective NATO, our national legislative bodies and our publics must […]