March 21, 2014

Forging a Transatlantic Superpower

Victor Ponta, Wall Street Journal

The Associated Press

The image of Russian troops pouring into Ukraine and encircling military units in Crimea has been a wake-up call that will reverberate for a generation. It highlights several truths. Central among them is that the West has no choice but to remain united in an anarchic world that still includes undemocratic sovereigns whose behavior can neither be predicted nor controlled. NATO remains the cornerstone of Atlantic security. Only together do Europe and the U.S. stand a chance of keeping liberal democracy as the central doctrine for organizing world affairs.

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TAGGED: United States, NATO, Transatlantic Alliance, Europe, Romania, Victor Ponta

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