Accession Number:

ADA272991

Title:

Preparing for the NATO Summit: What are the Pivotal Issues?

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Report Date:

1993-10-08

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

As executive agent of the Chief of Staff of the Armys Strategic Outreach Program, the Strategic Studies Institute sponsored a roundtable discussion on The Western European Union in the 1990s Searching For a Role, in May 1993. The centerpiece of this meeting was a discussion of a paper presented by the widely-known expert on European defense integration and the WEU, Dr. Peter Schmidt of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Ebenhausen, Germany. In addition to his extensive background and writings on these issues, Dr. Schmidt also had spent six months at the WEUs Institute for Security Studies in Paris. Capturing the ensuing discussion of experts at this roundtable was Dr. Wolfgang Schlor of the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Studies, University of Pittsburgh. An edited version of Dr. Schmidts paper as well as Dr. Schlors summary are contained in this report. NATO Alliance, Peacekeeping, New strategic concept, Central and eastern european nations, Force planning system, Main defense forces, European community.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Defense Systems
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE