Russia, Its Neighbors, and an Enlarging NATO: Report of an Independent Task Force Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations
Just as the NATO Alliance's investments during the Cold War contributed to the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact, investments now in Europe's future will make a dramatic difference to our own security. NATO's decision to enlarge is a key element of that investment. Our investment in Russia's transformation has been no less important, yet Russian leaders see the enlargement of NATO as a threat to their security. To examine this dilemma, the Council on Foreign Relations convened an independent Task Force that concluded the enlargement of NATO and improved NATO-Russia relations need not be incompatible, if both are handled properly. The group also looked at the effect of enlargement on the Baltic States and Ukraine.
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Seite 17 - Parties, such action as it deems necessary, including the use of armed force, to restore and maintain the security of the North Atlantic area.
Seite 24 - They were convinced of the urgent need to deescalate these tensions through a comprehensive political solution which would provide for the withdrawal of all foreign forces, thus ensuring full respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of all States in the region, including Kampuchea.
Seite 18 - NATO reiterate that they have no intention, no plan and no reason to deploy nuclear weapons on the territory of new members, nor any need to change any aspect of NATO's nuclear posture or nuclear policy — and do not foresee any future need to do so. This subsumes the fact that NATO has decided that it has no intention, no plan, and no reason...
Seite 11 - Vice President for Russian and Eurasian Affairs at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Seite 10 - PETER W. RODMAN is Director of National Security Programs at the Nixon Center for Peace and Freedom.
Seite 9 - Editor and Publisher of the Weekly Standard. He served as Chief of Staff to Vice President Dan Quayle during the Bush administration and Chief of Staff to Education Secretary William Bennett during the Reagan administration.
Seite 18 - New members, who will be full members of the alliance in all respects, will be expected to support the concept of deterrence and the essential role nuclear weapons play in the alliance's strategy. Enlarging the alliance will not require a change in NATO's current nuclear posture and therefore, NATO countries have no intention, no plan, and no reason to deploy nuclear weapons on the territory of new members nor any need...
Seite 21 - CJTF permits the formation of multinational, multiservice task forces capable of rapid deployment to conduct limited duration peace operations beyond NATO's borders, under either NATO control or European command through the Western European Union, for operations in which the Russia, Ifs Neighbors, andan Enlarging NATO United States chooses not to participate.
Seite 8 - HADLEY is a partner in the Washington, DC, law firm of Shea & Gardner.