Of all the regions of the world, why did Rumsfeld and all have to walk into this one – and now?
The US has little to gain by rushing into a confrontation with Venezuela or any other Latin American country during 2006.
Why do EU members such as the UK and Ireland remain so reluctant to join Schengen?
The codification of the ‘Long War’ in the 2006 QDR means that although relations between Washington and its European allies have improved recently, in the long term the Long War paradigm does not support this trend.Terrorism
There seems to be a widespread consensus in Europe that immediate action is required if European countries are not to fall irrevocably behind the United States in military terms.