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I still haven't been able to work out what NATO is for now

To allow American presidents to sound Very Serious when they're bombing the shit out of something along with "our NATO allies."

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.

by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Wed Feb 25th, 2009 at 11:43:34 AM EST
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It appears Croatians and Macedonians are being fooled into believing NATO membership is a prerequisite (or at least a co-requisite) for EU membership, like the Central-Eastern Europe member states were fooled in the run-up to 2004.

Most economists teach a theoretical framework that has been shown to be fundamentally useless. -- James K. Galbraith
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Feb 25th, 2009 at 11:46:25 AM EST
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I don't remember all of it.  Why do you think they were fooled?

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Wed Feb 25th, 2009 at 11:58:33 AM EST
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