Denmark is not exactly a global power center, but the former leader of the small, tidy nation is about to become a major player on the world’s diplomatic stage.
Lars and Jens Rasmussen were broke and jobless — with only $16 between them — when they made it big in the Web world by selling their idea for Google Maps.
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President Obama is under increasing pressure to decide whether the United States will commit more troops and resources to the conflict in Afghanistan. On Tuesday, the head of NATO met with the president and endorsed Obama’s plan to fine-tune the strategy for Afghanistan before deciding on whether to deploy more troops
NATO will stay in Afghanistan "for as long as it takes," the military alliance’s new leader said in Brussels, Belgium, Monday. “We will support the Afghan people for as long as it takes — let me repeat that, for as long as it takes,” said Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former Danish prime minister who became secretary general on August 1