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NATO and the Nuclear Revolution: A Crisis of Credibility 1966–67

Helga Haftendorn


This book deals with the crucially important NATO crises of 1966–7 — a period when a number of issues which had been developing for some time within NATO came to a head. The book concentrates on the intensive reorientation of NATO strategy from the departure of France from the integrated military command to the adoption of Flexible Response and the Hermel Report on the Future Tasks of the Alliance. The book sets out the diplomacy of this period in a broader historical and theoretical context and provides four detailed, and related, case studies. The first case deals with problems of doctrine s ... More

Keywords: NATO, NATO strategy, Flexible Response, Hermel Report, Future Tasks, America, nuclear policy, Alliance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780198280033
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280033.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Helga Haftendorn, author
Free University of Berlin