Provides an overview of what has happened to NATO from the closing stages of the Cold War to the new era of international terrorism. This book suggests that NATO must be crafted by its members to fit the security environment in which it operates and it argues that the allies did this poorly in the mid-90s.
STEN RYNNING is Associate Professor in International Relations at the Department of Political Science, University of Southern Denmark. He is a former Fulbright and NATO Research Fellow. He is the author of Changing Military Doctrine: Presidents and Military Power in Fifth Republic France, 1958-2000 (2002), editor of the Journal of Transatlantic Studies' special issue on NATO (Spring 2005) and co-editor of Missile Defense: US Security Policy and Regional Dynamics (2005).