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Don't overlook the role of NATO and expansion eastward ...

NATO's New Order: The Alliance After the Cold War

Invoking Article V after 9/11 and a new mission for NATO in Afghanistan, later in Iraq, Libya and Syria.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower said at the time of NATO's creation in 1949: "If NATO is still needed in ten years, it will have failed in its mission."

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Sat Nov 25th, 2017 at 02:58:42 AM EST
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Thanks for making that very good point, Oui. It's definitely emblematic, should have been top of my gripe list.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty
by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sun Nov 26th, 2017 at 06:25:40 PM EST
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