DFI Analysis: NATO Accession Guidance Should Reflect War On Terrorism

By Adam J. Hebert / August 14, 2002 at 5:00 AM
The document that guides nations seeking to join NATO should be updated to reflect the importance the alliance places on contributions to the war on terrorism, according to a new analysis by the defense consulting firm DFI International. NATO's membership action plan stipulates that the alliance's so-called aspirants meet alliance requirements in five areas. They must conduct their political affairs with "good citizenship;" contribute to NATO's collective defense; devote sufficient resources to their militaries; protect sensitive alliance information; and accept...

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