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Lord Robertson

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And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will again and again confront us with a cruel choice between costly engagement and costly indifference.


— Lord Robertson


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And most countries are now reducing the number of conscripts and increasing the professionals that are available because they're available on short notice.


— Lord Robertson


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But we acted pre-emptively in Kosovo in 1999 to stop Milosevic from doing what he was doing and increasingly doing the ethnic cleansing in a systematic way.


— Lord Robertson


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For years, European leaders have pointed out that Europe is an economic giant, but a military pygmy.


— Lord Robertson


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For years, we have heard warnings that Europe needs to contribute more to NATO's capability.


— Lord Robertson


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Globalisation will make our societies more creative and prosperous, but also more vulnerable.


— Lord Robertson


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I believe that the organisers of this conference have chosen a very timely subject for our discussion - because the 21st century will confront us with an entirely new set of challenges.


— Lord Robertson


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If we get the capabilities, NATO, along with the European Union, can do amazing things.


— Lord Robertson


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In sum, as we enter the 21st century, the Euro-Atlantic community - North America and Europe together - has to face some tough challenges when it comes to improving our capability.


— Lord Robertson


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NATO and the EU have also agreed on permanent arrangements on consultation and cooperation between themselves.


— Lord Robertson


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1946)
Ian Robertson Lord Robertson TD Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland 1966–1987 chairman of the Merchiston Board of governors 1970–1996.

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