Re-reinventing NATO – AP –

By Ronald Asmus German Marshall Fund of the US Just as NATO reinvented itself after the Cold War in the 1990s, it is time for the Alliance to reinvent itself again in the post-9/11 world. NATO must become a more global Alliance, one that takes it to countries and regions beyond the European heartland and […]

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Crisis in the Pipeline – AP –

By Daniel Yergin Wall Street Journal “The sooner Prudhoe Bay is safely back in operation, the better: A market this tight is very vulnerable to shocks of any kind. The shocks don’t have to be physical. From late March, the price of oil has been primarily driven up not by actual disruption (until Prudhoe Bay); […]

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Beyond Lebanon – AP –

By Brent Scowcroft The Washington Post Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has stated that a simple cease-fire in Lebanon is not the solution to the current violence. She says it is necessary to deal with the roots of the problem. She is right on both counts. But Hezbollah is not the source of the problem; […]

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