Accession Number:

ADA159284

Title:

The European Political Environment and NATO Maritime Strategy: The Future Role of Naval Forces in the Forward Defense of Western Europe. Volume 1.

Descriptive Note:

Final summary rept. for period ending 10 May 85,

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS INC CAMBRIDGE MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-07-10

Pagination or Media Count:

86.0

Abstract:

In March 1984 the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis undertook a study whose purpose was to examine current NATO maritime strategy and how it is being affected by the developing political environment in Western Europe, by Soviet strategy and the maritime threats it poses to the Alliance, by the effect of new technologies, by the debate over forward strategy and horizontal escalation, and by the impact of nuclear weapons and arms control initiatives. The research and analyses completed for the study are synthesized in the Final Summary Report, contained in this Volume. A more detailed treatment of specific themes addressed in the study is to be found in Volume II, which contains the full text of all papers prepared for the study and the conference.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE