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Europe's Eastern Promise

Author: Ronald D. Asmus
January/February 2008
Council on Foreign Relations

After the Cold War, NATO and the EU opened their doors to central and eastern Europe, making the continent safer and freer than ever before. Today, NATO and the EU must articulate a new rationale for enlarging still further, once again extending democracy and prosperity to the East, this time in the face of a more powerful and defiant Russia.

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