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Authored by LTC Raymond A. Millen.
+[NATO Enlargement] +[Membership Action Plan] +[Partnership for Peace] +[Combined Joint Task Force] +[European Security] +[Defense Policy] +[Organization for Security and Cooperation] +[Burden Sharing]
The author examines NATO's extraordinary performance and incisive initiatives during the immediate post-Cold War years. He scrutinizes the impact of enlargement on the Alliance, not only from a military but also a geopolitical perspective. He is quick to point out that, without the needed reforms, new members will bring more fat than muscle to the Alliance. However, the process of enlargement has served to harmonize Central and Eastern Europe with Western Europe in a remarkable manner. That achievement alone has made enlargement worthwhile. He goes beyond the next round of enlargement and makes a case for a reorientation of NATO enlargement towards the Middle East and North African regions. They may never receive the full security umbrella of NATO, but they can enjoy the shade.
The Political Context Behind Successful Revolutionary Movements, Three Case Studies: Vietnam (1955-63), Algeria (1945-62), and Nicaragua (1967-79)
Afghanistan: Reconstituting a Collapsed State
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in the 21st Century: Reconceputalizing Threat and Response
Reconfiguring the American Military Presence in Europe
Why They Fight: Combat Motivation in the Iraq War
The "New" American Way of War
Strategic Effects of Conflict with Iraq: Europe
Future War/Future Battlespace: The Strategic Role of American Landpower