NATO, a User's Manual

Farley, Robert
June 2011
World Politics Review (19446284);6/22/2011, p1
The article examines the purpose and mission of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Some members of the NATO alliance were criticized by U.S. Defense Secretary for not adequately funding their military making them incapable of contributing to the multilateral expeditionary operations. It is suggested that instead of criticizing the alliance, it is more appropriate to consider its strengths and limitations.


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