Answer Trump's criticisms with a stronger NATO

Author data: 
Scott Warren
Publication Date: 
April 2016
Description: 
Philadelphia Inquirer
Project: 
Collaborative Education and Cooperative Security
U.S.-Russian Security Relations
Document Type: 
Articles and Op-Eds
Following Donald Trump's repeated expressed desire to end NATO, the future of the alliance is relevant and urgent for perhaps the first time in the Obama administration. With NATO's Warsaw Summit looming in July, coupled with the recent attacks in Paris and Brussels, Trump's criticism provides the opportunity for an overdue strategic reboot, and President Obama should take it. The administration should provide a forceful leadership stance and articulate a new NATO that focuses on the challenges of long-term security, the role of Russia in Europe, and the principles of deterrence and defense in the 21st century. Read More.