Anders Fogh Rasmussen
A Modest Proposal in Defense of Free Speech
March 25, 2011
On December 12, 2010, a suicide bombing was committed in central Stockholm by an Islamic terrorist who denounced the Swedish government for its “foolish support for the pig Vilks.” Vilks was the conceptual artist who had, in 2007, depicted the Prophet Muhammad as a “roundabout dog,” familiar to tourists as a street display in Sweden.
Is the Die Already Cast on Obama's Afghanistan Decision?
October 23, 2009
The NYT reports on the NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels, which featured a surprise appearance by General McChrystal: “What we did today was to discuss General McChrystal’s overall assessment, his overall approach, and I have noted a broad support from all ministers of this overall counterinsurgency approach,” said NATO’s secretary general, Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Although the broad acceptance by NATO defense ministers of General McChrystal’s strategic review included no decision on new troops, it was another in a series of judgments that success there cannot be achieved by a narrower