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1997

The False Pretense of NATO Expansion


Paul Kennedy, director of International Security Studies at Yale University, is author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers.

New Haven - Now that NATO has been expanded eastward and membership has been offered to Poland. Hungary and the Czech Republic, let us pause for a moment to recall an intriguing historical tale - a tale which might cause us to reflect on whether the new NATO will be able to bit as well as bark.

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