HERE WE GO...
EXPAND NATO...
WE NEED A WORLD ARMY TO "FIGHT TERRORISM".

PROBLEM-REACTION-SOLUTION


NATIONS PRESS FOR NATO EXPANSION

By William J Kole,The Associated Press

Expanding Nato to take in Eastern Europe and the Baltics will help secure the world against the threat of global terrorism, the leaders of 10 nations pressing to join the alliance said Friday.

Meeting under heavy security at Bulgarian President Petar Stoyanov's residence, the leaders of 10 East European and Baltic countries said the Sept. 11 attacks added urgency to their case for joining the 19-member alliance.

``The blows at the heart of the United States have shed new light on the need to consolidate strength against the new evil,'' Stoyanov said.

``Even if a global anti-terrorist alliance is created, it can't be successful without a strong NATO,'' he said. ``No nation is able to cope with the new threats single-handed.''

Russia has vehemently opposed the eastward expansion of NATO, which would bring the alliance to its doorstep. But this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin softened his opposition, suggesting that Russia and NATO could find common ground in the global fight against terrorism.

Stronger relations with emerging democracies are essential to counter the terrorist threat in Afghanistan, NATO Secretary-General Lord Robertson said.

``Afghanistan is a safe haven for terrorists precisely because it does not have a viable state structure. It is a black hole,'' Robertson said. ``That is why NATO is engaged in southeast Europe - to prevent such black holes from emerging on our doorstep. ... The new democracies have demonstrated once again that they are not just fair-weather friends.''

Friday's meeting brought together the heads of state of potential newcomers Bulgaria, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Romania, Macedonia and Albania. They issued a ``declaration of solidarity'' that ``our governments will fully support the war against terrorism.''

``The lesson we draw from the terrorist attacks in the United States is that the security of America and Europe is more intertwined than ever before,'' it said. ``The new democracies of Europe can help counter terrorist and criminal threats to the community of the West.''

It was their last gathering before a November 2002 summit in Prague, where NATO members are expected to clear the way for several new nations to join. Former Warsaw Pact members Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary joined in 1999.

``Your determination to stand side by side with the United States and the NATO alliance during this hour of trial sends a powerful message against the tyranny of terror,'' President Bush said in a message to the gathering. ``The United States supports NATO membership for all of Europe's new democracies - from the Baltics to the Black Sea - who share our values.''

On Thursday, the NATO allies granted the United States automatic and unlimited access to their airfields and ports and agreed to deploy ships and early-warning radar planes in Washington's campaign against terrorism.

Robertson said the process of enlarging NATO would continue and ``will not be held hostage to any terrorist campaign.''

But he cautioned the candidate countries: ``The strong logic of enlargement must be matched by the effort needed to make it happen. Aspirant countries must meet NATO's political and military standards before they can be admitted.''

On the Net:

NATO: http://www.nato.int/


It's NATO.
Remember we need NATO.
That's 'N' - 'A' - 'T' - 'O'
Here I'll change your battery

    

    


PSI SPIES

Related Articles:

ALICE IN WONDERLAND AND THE WTC DISASTER by David Icke

USA - U.S. Army's Undeclared War on Patriots Worldwide

Urban Warfare - Planned


Related Research Resources:

The Conspirators

America's Secret Establishment ~ Antony Sutton

Philip Dru Administrator - Col. Edward Mandell House

Conspirator's Heirarchy - Committee of 300

World Orders Old and New - Noam Chomsky

Children of the Matrix

The Robots' Rebellion

Lifting the Veil




Back to the Americas Menu
Back to News Archive Menu




Notice: TGS HiddenMysteries and/or the donor of this material may or may not agree with all the data or conclusions of this data. It is presented here 'as is' for your benefit and research. Material for these pages are sent from around the world. If by chance there is a copyrighted article posted which the author does not want read, email the webmaster and it will be removed. If proper credit for authorship is not noted please email the webmaster for corrections to be posted.


FAIR USE NOTICE. This site may at times contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc.. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml

United States Code: Title 17, Section 107 http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/unframed/17/107.html Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include - (1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work; (3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and (4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work. The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.