Allies and Iraq France, Germany and Belgium blocked NATO efforts to begin planning for possible Iraqi attacks against Turkey. Their move underscores disagreements within Europe over how to disarm Iraq. Join guest host Melinda Penkava for a look at the how the Iraq crisis is forcing new thinking about alliances and war.

Guest:
Ian Black
*European Editor of The Guardian Newspaper

Ivo Daalder
*Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution
*Former Director for European Affairs at the National Security Council under President Clinton (1995-96)

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France, Germany and Belgium blocked NATO efforts to begin planning for possible Iraqi attacks against Turkey. Their move underscores disagreements within Europe over how to disarm Iraq. Join guest host Melinda Penkava for a look at the how the Iraq crisis is forcing new thinking about alliances and war.

Guest:
Ian Black
*European Editor of The Guardian Newspaper

Ivo Daalder
*Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution
*Former Director for European Affairs at the National Security Council under President Clinton (1995-96)