You report that Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the new head of NATO, is a Dane with a tough, no-nonsense style who will sort out NATO in Afghanistan [Sept. 14]. Why, then, does he say, "We would very much like to see further contributions from the European side"? A tough, no-nonsense style would be to say, "France and Germany, your troops are no use behind a hedge 500 miles away from the fighting get them where the action is."
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