Media: NATO internal documents reveal weaknesses in the Alliance defense capabilities
NATO internal documents call into question the defense capability of the alliance in the event of a crisis, as reported by the German publication Der Spiegel. According to Der Spiegel, the internal “Progress Report on the Strengthened Deterrence and Defense Capability of the Alliance” indicates that the ability of NATO’s rapid reaction forces to adequately respond to challenges is questionable.
In addition, there are serious problems with logistics on the eastern flank of the alliance.
A NATO spokesperson refused to confirm or deny the information reported by the German magazine. However, she noted that negotiations are underway to modernize the management structures …read more