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NATO, the subjective alliance

the debate over the future

by Robert A. Levine

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert A. Levine.
    SeriesRand publication series
    ContributionsRand Corporation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA646.3 .L39 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2120160M
    ISBN 100833008854
    LC Control Number88178045

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO, / ˈ n eɪ t oʊ /; French: Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique nord, OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 30 North American and European countries. The organization implements the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April NATO constitutes a system of collective . Following the launch of Sputnik, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization became a prominent sponsor of scientific research in its member countries, a role it retained until the end of the Cold War. As NATO marks sixty years since the establishment of its Science Committee, the main organizational force promoting its science programs, Greening the Alliance is the first book to chart NATO.

      UFO sightings during NATO war games in set the stage for the season finale of "Project Blue Book," the History channel's series about the . Given that entire books have been written discussing NATO, they would be better sources than op-eds. Nick-D , 8 April (UTC) I agree with the above comment, NATO is not an obscure topic, and there's plenty of mainstream, published commentary on the organization in research articles and widely available books.

      Books Music Art & design which will have to be put be to all 28 members of Nato, indicates the alliance is on course to resolve one of its most serious disagreements. The alliance had been. 'NATO after 9/ An Alliance in Continuing Decline is the most important book on the transatlantic relationship to appear in the past decade. Richard Rupp builds a compelling case that the expanded version of NATO, focused on missions outside of Europe, exhibits only superficial health.


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NATO, the subjective alliance by Robert A. Levine Download PDF EPUB FB2

This report analyzes the range of differing views on policy with regard to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in the s. It considers (1) the issues over which those who debate NATO policy in the s differ and (2) how these differences have developed from the debates of the s.

Get this from a library. NATO, the subjective alliance: the debate over the future. [Robert A Levine; Rand Corporation.]. NATO and its members in either participating or staying out, have had.

profound effects on the alliance. Contradicting others' analyses, Rynning. argues that the lessons learned from the wars of our time have strengthened. rather than weakened NATO.

Over Cited by: NATO Encyclopedia (Archived) This is a compilation of archived online topic pages which explain every aspect of the Organization: its origin and fundamental security tasks, policies and decision-making processes, peace-support and crisis-management operations and how the Alliance tackles threats and develops capabilities.

NATO was right to beef up its presence in the Baltics after After all, the three tiny Alliance members are simply incapable of defending themselves alone in the unlikely event of war with. At the UN, Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko denounced the newly formed NATO alliance as a tool for aggression against the USSR.

The rising Chinese Communists, under a man then known to Western readership as Mao Tze-Tung, announced a limited willingness to bargain with the still-existing Chinese government in a city then known to the.

NATO is entering a new and unpredictable era as the Alliance shifts from campaigns and operations to strategic contingencies. The word “strategic” is the key, as it means big and that implies ambition, forces, resources and a fundamental change of mindset on the part of Alliance political leaders.

Stated another way, NATO is an alliance without a purpose and caught up in a myriad of contentious and costly operations that prevent it from appropriately posturing for the 21 st.

Book review – “Future NATO: Adapting to New Realities” 30 Jun. Adaptation, the ability to adjust to new political and military challenges, is what defines NATO. It is the overarching theme of a timely publication from the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), edited by John Andreas Olsen, Norway’s Defence Attaché in the United Kingdom.

This history of NATO concentrates on the differences within the alliance, particularly between the US and its European partners.

NATO's war against terrorism began on Septem Invoking Article 5 was a fitting response to the assault on the United States, but the spirit did not last long. NATO is drafting a comprehensive, all-domain strategy that will reset the focus of the alliance on high-end conflict with peer adversaries, a.

This book examines the nature of international politics in the twentieth century. It encapsulates those essential and enduring features likely to be present in. Despite momentous change, NATO remains a crucial safeguard of security and peace.

Today’s North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with nearly thirty members and a global reach, differs strikingly from the alliance of twelve created in to "keep the Americans in, the Russians out, and the Germans down.".

For almost seventy years, NATO has positively influenced the world. The Alliance's many credits include acting as a major factor in deterrence of nuclear war, contributing to the erosion of the communist ideology of the Soviet Union, and projecting stability in difficult places such as Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan.

Two decades since the watershed of the Cold War, this book investigates NATO's staying power. This book investigates how the Alliance has adapted and managed to attend to new roles and purposes throug.

But when the British recognized that they could no longer hold a European balance of power, impetus arose to manipulate FDR's successors into creating the nation NATO alliance. At times, Cook's reportage verges on the amateurishly subjective: "Joe Davies was probably the silliest ambassador America ever sent to Moscowfortunately for 3/5.

Unless NATO can develop options to augment standing procedures and grapple with climate security risk, future crises could be met with ad hoc responses. Although NATO's standing policies and capabilities are impressive, a posture of 'no further action is needed' is not appropriate for a risk anticipated to pose unprecedented challenges.

NATO is an alliance of habit. We used to need NATO and, therefore, surely we still need NATO. It is also an alliance of convenience.

Rather than being committed to the military management of current problems, which is its mission, it has become selective in its engagements. The difference between NATO prior to and now is simple. “"Stanley Sloan has for many years been one of the most influential and authoritative analysts of the NATO Alliance.

In his new book "Permanent Alliance" he demonstrates once again his in-depth knowledge of NATO issues and his sound, balanced judgements of both the strengths and weaknesses of the Alliance as it strives to adapt to the 21st.

The war in Afghanistan has run for more than a decade, and NATO has become increasingly central to it. In this book, Sten Rynning examines NATO's role in the campaign and the difficult diplomacy involved in fighting a war by alliance.

He explores the history of the war and its changing momentum, and explains how NATO at first faltered but then improved its operations. If Germany uses its veto, France and Italy will likely align with it. So too would Turkey, increasingly estranged from NATO.

Thus, even without any troop pullback by the United States, NATO has reached a precarious point as a collective security alliance. Objectively, the U.S. is a nuclear power with a weakened conventional defense capability.

The French president recently called NATO brain dead, identifying the alliance lacks an enemy. Trump said he would not be surprised if Franch leaves NATO and is threatening sanctions on Franch. Trump is also frustrated that many member states are making no progress in meeting the NATO target of spending 2% on defense.THE GLOBALIZATION OF NATO Author: Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Clarity Press () Pages: with complete index Now Available: Order directly from Global Research The world is enveloped in a blanket of perpetual conflict.

Invasions, occupation, illicit sanctions, and regime change have become currencies and orders of the day. One organization – the North Atlantic .