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How can we stengthen transatlantic partnerships and better use multilateral instruments to combat terrorism? Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge addressed this question during his keynote address for a two-day conference co-hosted by the Luxembourg Group and the Wilson Center. A full transcript of the Secretary's speech can be found here.
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Interview with John Sitilides, Voice of America, Serbian Section
Article, Insititutional Investigator
Eight post-communist countries have adopted political and economic reforms that gained them entry into the European Union, but serious challenges lie ahead.
In May 2004, the European Union accepted 10 new countries, raising the total from 15 to 25 member states, with a combined population of 454 million people. The addition of eight East/Central European nations is a milestone in the EU's plan to integrate Western Europe with the formerly communist world, a plan that was in the making since 1989 when communism fell and an unprecedented opportunity arose to broaden the boundaries of democracy.