In this book, the authors draw on their vast political and diplomatic experience to identify and analyze the problems confronting NATO for the remainder of the twentieth century. They make clear the need for a trans-Atlantic communication network among policymakers, scholars, and others.
Part 1: The Future of NATO 1. The Future of NATO 2. Europe and the Alliance in the Next Decade 3. Political Problems in the Future of NATO Part 2: Strategic and Military Problems of the Alliance 4. The Soviet Strategic Challenge in the 1980s 5. Theatre Nuclear Forces in Europe: Is NATO Running Out of Options? 6. The Nuclear Alternatives 7. European Nuclear Options 8. Alternative Conventional Force Postures 9. Geopolitical Realities and Alliance Military Contingencies: The Northern Flank 10. The Southern Flank: New Dimensions for the Alliance 11. For Want of a Nail: The Logistics of the Alliance 12. East-West Strategy and the Middle East-Persian Gulf Part 3: Political and Economic Problems of the Alliance 13. Sea Power and NATO Strategy 14. American Foreign Policy: The Changing Political Universe 15. The Strategic Role of the Western Business Community: An Entrepreneurial View 16. Labor and the Alliance 17. Energy and the Future of NATO 18. A New North Atlantic Treaty of Technological Cooperation and Trade 19. Allied Cooperation in Armaments Development, Production, and Support: A European View 20. Transatlantic Arms Collaboration: An Industry Perspective Part 4: Organizational and Leadership Problems of the Alliance 21. Social Change and the Defense of the West 22. Does NATO Exist? 23. Intra-Alliance Diversities and Challenges: NATO in an Age of Hot Peace 24. Public Support for NATO in Europe 25. Structural and Organizational Problems of NATO: Some Solutions 26. NATO in the 1980s: The Need for Pragmatic Leadership