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
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.
Can NATO remain an effective military
and political alliance if it keeps growing?
Ronald D. Asmus versus Charles Grant
Sebestyén L. v. Gorka reviews three books on
military reform since the end of the Cold War.
Chingiz Aitmatov: diplomatic writer
Building the virtual silk highway
Converting former military bases in Southeastern Europe
Stanley R. Sloan examines the crisis of confidence and
capabilities facing NATO in the wake of 11 September.
Mapping the future
Frank Boland examines how the Membership Action Plan is
helping aspirant countries prepare for NATO membership.
Candidate country statistics