Western Europe Is Still Falling Short in NATO’s East

July 5, 2023

Although the war has done a lot to get western Europe serious about defense, NATO remains bound by many of the same old self-created constraints. Rethinking these taboos is now more urgent than ever, as Russian ambitions are laid bare and new members—today Finland, tomorrow Sweden, and perhaps eventually Ukraine—are added to the fold.”

Foreign Affairs

Dr. A. Wess Mitchell is co-founder and principal at The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.