NATO Expands, Reconsiders Mission President Bush presides over a ceremony welcoming the newest NATO members: Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The expansion occurs at a time when NATO is involved outside Europe -- in Afghanistan -- and as it considers a role in Iraq. NPR'S Michele Kelemen reports.
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NATO Expands, Reconsiders Mission

NATO Expands, Reconsiders Mission

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President Bush presides over a ceremony welcoming the newest NATO members: Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The expansion occurs at a time when NATO is involved outside Europe — in Afghanistan — and as it considers a role in Iraq. NPR'S Michele Kelemen reports.