NATO’s Expiration Date

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by John Feffer If the number of eager applicants on a waiting list determines the strength of a club, then the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is in fine fettle. At its most recent gathering in July, NATO welcomed its… Continue Reading  

Trump, NATO, and the Future of European Security

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by Robert E. Hunter This year could be shaping up as an annus horribilis for transatlantic security. Of course, the year is still far from over, so some correctives are still possible. Most immediately in the news are comments by the… Continue Reading  

Donald Trump and America B

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by John Feffer The voters vowed to take their revenge at the polls. They’d missed out on the country’s vaunted prosperity. They were disgusted with the liberal direction of the previous administration. They were anti-abortion and pro-religion. They were suspicious… Continue Reading  

Opaque Strategy and U.S. Troops in Eastern Europe

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by Paul R. Pillar  U.S. military deployments to Eastern Europe are being ramped up. The latest word as reported by the Wall Street Journal is that regular rotation of brigade-size forces, with the most modern equipment, will bring a de facto… Continue Reading  

Burma: Democracy with an Asterisk

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by John Feffer Voters went to the polls last Sunday in Burma to elect a new parliament. The opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi’s party — scored an impressive victory. According… Continue Reading