More Promises, More Problems for NATO


By Alan W. Dowd, Nov. 23, 2010, Briefing

NATO approved a new Strategic Concept in Lisbon on Nov. 19, the first reworking of the alliance's mission statement since 1999. Although the document offers plenty of promises, the alliance seems to have overlooked a number of problems it faces in making good on them.

First, the promises. The new Strategic Concept: ...