The Bucharest NATO Summit: Washington and London Must Not Give in to French Demands

Publication Date: March 2008

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Nile Gardiner; Sally McNamara

Research Area: International relations

Keywords: Europe; EU; European Union; nato

Type: Brief

Coverage: France


Paris should only be welcomed back into NATO's leadership club on terms that are acceptable to all members. That means rejecting its proposal to build up a separate E.U. defense structure.