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President Bush has pledged to do what is necessary and to spend what is necessary in the war against terrorism. It will, he says, take both time and sacrifice. A panel discusses the direction, scope, and cost of the administration’s strategy.
- Thomas Donnelly resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute and author of "The Military We Need: The Defense Requirements of the Bush Doctrine" (AEI Press)
- Ivo Daalder U.S. Ambassador to NATO, former senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution, former director for European Affairs for the National Security Council, and author of "Beyond Preemption: Force and Legitimacy in a Changed World".
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