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Contents
 


Foreword

Examining Enlargement

Prague predictions
Vaclav Havel describes his aspirations for the forthcoming Prague Summit, the first NATO summit to take place behind the former Iron Curtain.

 

Not when but who
James M. Goldgeier compares the first and second rounds of NATO enlargement and considers the options facing the Alliance in advance of the Prague Summit.

 

The silence of the bear
Dmitri Trenin analyses the reasons for the lack of vociferous Russian opposition to the prospect of NATO's next round of enlargement.

 


Following in the footsteps
Andrzej Karkoszka examines how the experience of the newest NATO Allies could influence decisions to issue further membership invitations at the Prague Summit.



Debate

Can NATO remain an effective military and political alliance if it keeps growing?
Ronald D. Asmus versus Charles Grant



Review

Modernising militaries
Sebestyén L. v. Gorka reviews three books on military reform since the end of the Cold War.


Interview

Chingiz Aitmatov: diplomatic writer




Features

Building the virtual silk highway

Converting former military bases in Southeastern Europe


Opinion

Crisis response
Stanley R. Sloan examines the crisis of confidence and capabilities facing NATO in the wake of 11 September.




Military matters

Mapping the future
Frank Boland examines how the Membership Action Plan is helping aspirant countries prepare for NATO membership.




Map

Candidate country statistics