The contributors to this book set out to show that NATO's post-Cold War troubles are largely self-generated and almost exclusively "eastern". They focus in particular on the issue of what to do with the former Yugoslavia.
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Eastern Challenges -- NATO and the Quest for Ongoing Viability -- The Alliance Transformed: A Skeptical View -- The Yugoslav Civil War -- The Great Game Revisited? The Quest for Influence in Independent Central Asia -- Western Interests -- The American Response to European Nationalism -- Germany, the Blue-Helmet Debate, and the Eastern Crisis -- Between Eurovoluntarism and Realism: France and European Security in Transition -- Institutional Adaptation -- The European Community and the Eastern Challenge -- The North Atlantic Cooperation Council: NATO's Ostpolitik for Post-Cold War Europe -- Discovering Westminster: The Transformation of Civil-Military Relations in Central Europe -- Conclusion -- NATO's Eastern Dilemmas: Flexible Response Redux?
David Haglund is professor of political science at Queen's University, Canada.