Sunday, November 30, 2008

Georgia And Ukraine Split NATO Members

From The International Herald Tribune:

PARIS: NATO foreign ministers gather this week in Brussels, with the United States and Germany quarreling over just how much distance to keep from Georgia and Ukraine.

The debate is ostensibly over the mechanisms through which Georgia and Ukraine will, at some point, become members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. But the real debate is over relations with Russia, especially in the aftermath of its conflict last summer with Georgia. And those ties with Moscow are wrapped up in domestic politics, both in Germany and the United States.

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My Comment: Nato is in confusion because there is no leadership coming from Washington at the moment. This (I hope) will change when President Obama assumes power.

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