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Nils Udgaard

Oslo, Norway

Nils Udgaard is the foreign editor of Norway's daily newspaper Aftenposten. Close.

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Oslo, Norway

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May 2, 2007 3:24 PM

Regaining Ukrainian & Georgian Trust

Russia is behaving today as you would expect from a very ”normal” country, playing those cards she has and protecting her national interests as she sees them. “The West” always wanted Russia to become “normal.” Russia feels that “the West” – and that is still primarily the U.S. – is forcefully pushing its positions to the east, preparing to potentially include the Ukraine in NATO, maybe even in the EU, and embracing Georgia as well. The Ukraine is the oldest nation-state of importance among the Slavic peoples, with a key role in Russian history and identity.

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February 18, 2007 10:59 PM

No Sense of Panic With Iran

The Iran issue is serious, but European diplomats have been working intensively on it for years and there is no sense of panic. Diplomacy is a very time consuming business. The combination of U.S. muscle and European negotiating skills (and knowledge of the region) will lead the way forward.

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December 10, 2006 8:57 AM

America the Irreplaceable

Oslo, Norway - Nothing can replace U.S. power in the Middle East.

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