From Doubt to Deterrence

By Alan W. Dowd, ASCF Senior Fellow NOVEMBER 2019—If there were any doubts about NATO’s seriousness, usefulness and readiness, they are being put to rest in 2019-20. After years of naively hoping for the best from Vladimir Putin, the alliance is investing in the common defense, rebuilding its deterrent capabilities and posturing itself to defend its most at-risk members. Origins …