And most countries are now reducing the number of conscripts and increasing the professionals that are available because they’re available on short notice.
George Robertson Quotes
You've got to be able to act when it's necessary to act. And you've got to be able to act where the threat is.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||12th April, 1946|
George Robertson was born in Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Scotland. He is a Scottish Labour Party politician who was the tenth Secretary General of the NATO from 1999-2004. He served as Defence Secretary for the United Kingdom from 1997 to 1999. He earned an M.S. degree in Economics, University of Dundee in 1968. He first entered the House of Commons as a Labour MP in 1978, after having won the Hamilton by-election in May 1978.
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