Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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Commentary / World May 17, 2012

NATO: world's best security insurance

Many years ago, I took my children to visit the sites of the D-Day landings (June 6, 1944) in Normandy. I wanted them to understand the sacrifices that others had made so that Europe and North America could enjoy the benefits of life, liberty ...

Commentary / World Apr 10, 2010

The promise of Euro-Atlantic missile defense

PRAGUE — On April 8 in Prague, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and U.S. President Barack Obama signed a new strategic arms reduction treaty (START). That agreement is an historic achievement and an inspiration for further progress in global arms control. But at the same ...

Commentary / World Jul 8, 2002

Danish EU presidency plans global tasks with Japan's help

On July 1, Denmark assumed the presidency of the European Union. Today, together with European Commission President Romano Prodi, I will meet Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi in Tokyo at the 11th EU-Japan Summit. This summit, which has taken place annually since 1991, is an ...