Nato at forty:

Nato at forty

"Change, Continuity, & Prospects", 1st Edition

Edited by James R. Golden


336 pages

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This book addresses the evolving role of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). It seeks to answer whether NATO is capable of adjusting to changes in the forces that have held it together and have made it the centerpiece of the national security strategies of its members.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- The Challenge to NATO -- The Foundations of NATO: A Personal Memoir -- Change and Continuity in the Atlantic Alliance: Political and Economic Forces -- The Political and Economic Evolution of NATO’s Central Region -- Northern Europe: The Politics and Economics of Coalition Defense -- Continuity and Change in the Southern Region of the Atlantic Alliance -- Change and Continuity in the Atlantic Alliance: Military and Technological Forces -- The Strategic Realm -- The Operational Realm -- Enduring Issues Confronting the Alliance -- NATO and Some Lessons of History -- The Enduring Dilemmas of the Atlantic Alliance -- Alliance Nuclear Doctrine and Conventional Deterrence: Predictive Uncertainty and Policy Confidence -- Alternative Visions of the Future -- Political and Economic Alternatives for the Future of the Atlantic Alliance -- Surviving Forty: Toward a Robust NATO Conventional Defense -- The Implication of NATO as a Regional Alliance -- NATO—The Challenge of the Future

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