NATO’s Angry Sponsors: The View From Capitol Hill

By Owen Pengelly Not so long ago, received opinion amongst NATO governments was that the Prague conference had settled the Alliance firmly into its new role of vehicle for democratic expansion and bulwark against the new century’s new threats. The lead in to the coalition attack on Iraq, however, certainly damaged NATO’s prestige in the […]

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U.S. & EUROPE: A VIEW FROM THE U.S. BEREUTER INAUGURATES FIRST OF TWO HEARINGS ON RELATIONSHIP

By Committee on International Relations, U.S. House of Representatives BACKGROUND: The transatlantic relationship linking North America and Europe is perhaps the world’s most important, consequential and complicated. Europe is where core U.S. national interests and fundamental values are most engaged. The majority of U.S. allies in the world are in Europe. The bulk of U.S. […]

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Partnerschaft in Gefahr

By Die Welt & Doug Bereuter Der Irak-Krieg hat für beispiellose Spannungen in der Beziehung zwischen Amerika und Europa gesorgt.Seit beinahe 60 Jahren war die atlantische Partnerschaft eine Kraft zum Guten,und zwar nicht nur für Europa und Nordamerika, sondern auch für denRest der Welt. Sind diese Beziehungen wieder zu kitten?

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Irak : pour une initiative franco-américaine

By Pierre Lellouche & Doug Bereuter Trois mois après le vote à l’unanimité de la résolution 1441 par le Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies, les démocraties occidentales se sont profondément divisées sur le dossier irakien, alors même qu’un accord de fond existe quant au danger représenté par Saddam Hussein pour la sécurité internationale. Alors […]

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SPRING SESSION ADDRESS

By Doug Bereuter I would like to thank Mr Vladimír Špidla, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, for taking the time to be with us today. We are looking forward to hearing from him and, on behalf of all the participants in this meeting of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, I would like to thank […]

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