Argument: Expansion will make more resources available to NATO
Donald Rumsfeld. "NATO Expansion Should Continue". Wall Street Journal. March 28, 2008 - Albania, Croatia and Macedonia are today ready to accept those responsibilities. Georgia and Ukraine will likely be ready to accept NATO responsibilities in the coming years if issued membership action plans next week. The Bucharest summit presents an opportunity to advance the interests of all 26 member nations by expanding the NATO alliance. Now is not a time for self-doubt. It is a time for U.S. and European leadership.