Ambassador Godfrey: Transparency Key in Covid Fight

When the great American novelist Mark Twain was on a speaking tour in in London in 1897, someone started a rumor that he was gravely ill. Twain later learned of press reports that he had died, prompting a characteristic reply: “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”

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HUNGARY IN THE DOCK?

Author: Kurt Volker

Western Allies Should Stop Carping and Focus on Shared Values and Interests
 

In a world where Russia and China are increasingly aggressive, terrorists operate freely, and small powers like North Korea and Iran wield nuclear capabilities, we need allies. 

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CAN THE NEW ‘MAGI’ SAVE NATO?

“Some are born wise, some achieve wisdom, and some, I fear, have wisdom thrust upon them; we three seem to be in the last and most dangerous category,” observed Canadian Foreign Minister Lester Pearson, commenting on the committee of three foreign ministers — Pearson, Norway’s Halvard Lange and Italy’s Gaetano Martino — formed in 1956 to advise the North Atlantic Council on how to develop greater cooperation and unity among the allies.

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