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GATES Questions NATO

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posted on Nov, 6 2007 @ 08:39 AM
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GATES Questions NATO


www.iht.com

The U.S. defense secretary, Robert Gates, questioned Thursday the commitment of some NATO allies to winning the war in Afghanistan, saying that the outcome there was at "real risk" because some European nations were unwilling to provide enough troops and resources to the mission.
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posted on Nov, 6 2007 @ 08:39 AM
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I wonder what the rest of you think?

Regardless of how you see the war, if NATO cannot work together on a common goal how can they hope to have any future together? Who would believe them, or support them?

I think the Secretary of Defense said it best:
"If an alliance of the world's greatest democracies cannot summon the will to get the job done in a mission that we agree is morally just and vital to our security," he told the European army generals, "then our citizens may begin to question both the worth of the mission and the utility of the 60-year-old trans-Atlantic security project itself," referring to NATO, which was created in 1949.




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posted on Nov, 6 2007 @ 09:46 AM
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Originally posted by COOL HAND
"then our citizens may begin to question both the worth of the mission


NEWSFLASH Robert, they are and have been for awhile now!


"It's morally just and vital to the security of all free nations that we control the opium production" is what I think he meant to say.

Peace



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