NATO Head Tells Europe Leadership and Burdens Go Together
You’ve probably never heard of Jaap de Hoop Scheffer but he’s my new hero. He’s secretary general of NATO and he’s got a message: Europe Must ‘Share the Heavy Lifting’ in Afghanistan.
He says it’s great that Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy want a greater voice in Alliance decision-making. But he says that comes with a price: Taking an equal risk. He is, of course, absolutely right.
Much more at the link, which is to a piece I wrote for New Atlanticist.