NATO without the Threat

  • Lawrence Freedman
Part of the Studies in International Security book series (SIS)


The fact that a major war in Europe seems as remote as it has ever been could be taken as a testament to the success of the Atlantic Alliance. But this is not the sort of success that allows security policy to be pushed to one side while political leaders address more urgent problems, for it is beginning to put on to the political agenda the question of whether or not NATO in its current form is still needed.


Europe Shipping Shrinkage Expense Military Position 


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© The International Institute for Strategic Studies 1990

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