Iraq/Euro-Atlantic Rift

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

This week, German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder joined a chorus of European opponents to a potential U.S. invasion of Iraq. For the past several months, there's been discussion in the European press — and inside European bureaucratic circles — of a Euro-Atlantic Rift. The question is, how new is the rift? And what makes the modern rift different from trans-Atlantic disputes in the past? NPR's Guy Raz reports.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from