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Charles Kupchan

Biography: 

Senior Fellow and Director, Europe Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Associate Professor, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Author, The End of the American Era: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Geopolitics of the Twenty-first Century.

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A FORK IN THE ROAD: Is the Transatlantic Alliance Dead?

with Victor Davis Hanson, Charles Kupchanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, March 12, 2003

Over the past year, the clashes between the Bush administration and European leaders over the best way to handle Saddam Hussein have led many observers to suggest that the half-century-long alliance between Western Europe and the United States is dead. How serious is the rift between Europe and America, and why has it emerged? Is it still in the strategic interest of the United States to maintain tens of thousands of troops in Europe, or should we pull out of NATO altogether?