Accession Number : ADA018614

Title :   West European Perceptions of NATO.

Descriptive Note : Final technical note,

Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST ARLINGTON VA STRATEGIC STUDIES CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Wakeford,Ronald C. ; Dornan,James E. , Jr

Report Date : NOV 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 99

Abstract : The study assesses West European perceptions concerning the utility of the NATO Alliance by reviewing the statements and positions of European political and military leaders, opinion polls, and other pertinent sources. Emphasis is placed on documenting perceptions of military, political and economic threats to the Alliance, views on alternatives to NATO, and on the role of U.S. forces.

Descriptors :   *Political science, *NATO, Western Europe, Military strategy, Military forces(Foreign), Military forces(United States), Threat evaluation, Economics, Deterrence, National defense, Security, Nuclear Weapons, Public opinion

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE