TIGERHAWK: We will soon learn whether we can rely on our “traditional allies.” “For seven years of war, we have been told that our ‘traditional allies’ would help us more if only our president were more consultative and less, well, detestable. Well, we are about to learn whether that hypothesis is true, or if it has been nothing more than a Democratic attack point and a nifty excuse for other countries to abdicate their responsibilities to the Atlantic alliance.”