Ted Galen Carpenter
The Warsaw summit, which took place on July 8 and 9, occurred at a time when the challenges facing the venerable North Atlantic Treaty Organization have never been more serious. Despite the usual expressions of alliance solidarity, there are numerous troubling developments that are likely to plague NATO in the coming months and years. How Western leaders handle those challenges will determine what kind of future the Alliance has – or whether it will have any future at all.
The long-standing controversy about burden-sharing has acquired greater salience than at any time since the 1950s when US Secretary of …read more
Source: Cato Institute