Experts Say

Instead Of Relying On America, Maybe Europe Should Create Its Own Nuclear Deterrent

Huffington Post
February 7, 2017
By Doug Bandow

After spending a quarter century treating NATO as an international social club to which every reasonably civilized European nation should belong, the alliance has begun to focus again on its original role as a military alliance. Rather than expect the U.S. to burnish NATO’s nuclear deterrent, European nations should consider expanding their nuclear arsenals and creating a continent-wide nuclear force, perhaps as part of the long-derided Common Security and Defense Policy.
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