By Doug Bereuter If France, Germany and Belgium fail to approve the prudent planning steps requested for the defense of Turkey under Article 4 of the North Atlantic Treaty, it would have profound, deleterious effects on the alliance. At best, it would inexcusably delay planning for the defense of an ally, possibly leading to an […]
By Josef Joffe How the once-mighty have stumbled! In the old days (not that they were such good days), the Germans simply used to overrun Belgium – and triggered two world wars in the process. Now they hide behind this tiny country in order to kick Uncle Sam in the shin. Though Berlin did not […]
By Charles Powell WHEN an American Defence Secretary describes the behaviour of two of Nato’s largest and most influential members as “shameful”, the term Donald Rumsfeld applied to France and Germany at the weekend, it is time to sit up and take notice. Is Nato in crisis? Is its continued existence under threat?
By David Young The Congressional Institute February 7, 2003 Senate Republican Planning Conference The Peril of the Dominant Culture and The Idea of America Dr. David R. Young Oxford Analytica Good evening ladies and gentlemen. I am grateful tonight for the opportunity to share some […]
By John Keegan Hans Blix’s interim report must have brought great comfort to the Prime Minister. Tony Blair is commonly said to have no sense of history. That may be so. But were there not echoes from the past in his words to the Commons a fortnight ago about the perils of not confronting Saddam? […]