The sovereign can no longer say, "You shall think as I do on pain of death;" but he says, "You are free to think differently from me, and to retain your life, your property, and all that you possess; but if such be your determination, you are henceforth an alien among your people."

(Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835)

Monday, 29 March 2010

Afghanistan: Sustaining West European Support for the NATO-led Mission—Why Counting on Apathy Might Not Be Enough

Since I'm quite busy writing an article for a German magazine, I'll post a link to a document that I haven't read, yet, but surely will as soon as I find time. The CIA document was leaked to WikiLeaks and outlines possible strategies to shore up support for the Afghanistan mission in Germany and France, the third and fourth largest troop contributors.

1 comment:

  1. For some reason I couldn't access the document through the link but I found it here: