NATO is and always has been a defense alliance of the like-minded and mutual economic interest. The dichotomy of the use of hard power versus soft war, which was the issue in the 1930s, appears to be relevant in 2014. Is NATO the answer to a dangerous world or is NATO making the world dangerous?
What is the purpose of NATO in an era of the EU’s Economic challenges, inability of its members to contribute 2% of their GDP, and expanding economic and military power Russia and China? Read Article