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NATO's Conventional Defenses
NATO's Conventional Defenses
By Stephen J. Flanagan
Ballinger, 1988, 172 pp
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As conventional arms control in Europe comes onto the agenda, so too will the debate about how much defense NATO needs move from the specialists to the politicians. This book is a thoughtful primer to that debate. Flanagan's careful analysis leaves him-and the reader-appropriately skeptical of panaceas for the problems in technology, doctrine, weapons or arms control.