No more NATO expansion

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Author(s) The Dallas Morning News editorial board
Source The Dallas Morning News
Date August 18, 2008
Quotes-start.png "Consider that if President Bush had gotten his way over European objections, Georgia would already be a NATO member country. The recent Russian invasion would have committed NATO to go to war with Russia – which, despite its weakened state, still has a sizable army and thousands of nuclear missiles – to defend Georgia. Are Americans willing to engage in a shooting war with Russia over this former Soviet republic? What is the vital U.S. interest at stake worth paying that kind of price?" Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Georgia should be admitted into NATO on the topic 2008 South Ossetia war.