It looks like Turkey gives in (in the NATO summit…)

….but decision itself may not be effective at all… just another neocon fantasy, the missile shield…

Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul arrives with his wife his wife Hayrunnisa to attend the NATO Summit in Lisbon November 19, 2010.? Read more » REUTERS/Nuno Andre Ferreira

History proves US influence on European Union

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
As the NATO and the EU-US summits in Lisbon approach, it is important to see and understand how, and how much, the United States plays a role in EU-Turkey relations.
Turkey's President Abdullah Gul and  Foreign ...

Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu talk with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen prior to a NATO Russia Council meeting at a NATO summit in Lisbon on Saturday Nov. 20, 2010. NATO planned Saturday to deliver a historic invitation for Russia to join a missile shield protecting Europe against Iranian attack, a milestone for an alliance that was built to defend against Soviet forces.? Read more »(AP Photo/Armando Franca)

NATO’s missile system and Russia

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
As eagerly anticipated, NATO is expected to make two important decisions at the Lisbon summit.

Can Lisbon help AKP find its own voice?

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
Exceptionalism is usually a term that the Americans love to couple it with their own country, and that generally refers to the extraordinary nature of the U.S. as ‘a uniquely free nation based on democratic ideals.’

What does NATO try to accomplish in the post-Cold War era?

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
NATO will forge its new strategic concept for the upcoming era after a decade-long period. Looking at the new concept one can easily grasp the desire of becoming a balancing power on a global scale.

NATO has a New Strategic Concept: “Active Engagement, Modern Defence “

from Atlantic Review

The Strategic Concept for the Defence and Security of The Members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation adopted by Heads of State and Government in Lisbon today is very concise. Just eleven pages. Let’s see how substantial it is. And how it will be implemented.

‘Missile defence shield’ for Nato

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
A missile defence system covering all Nato countries has been agreed at the alliance’s summit in Lisbon, US President Barack Obama has said.

NATO missile agreement meets demands, says Turkish president

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Turkish President Abdullah Gül said Saturday that a NATO summit agreement to build a missile shield over Europe met Ankara’s demands.

Nato backs Afghan exit strategy

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Nato leaders agree with Afghan President Karzai to work towards transferring military command in Afghanistan to national forces by the end of 2014.

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