Would a trans-Atlantic security model work for the Asian region?
- BY BRAD GLOSSERMAN CONTRIBUTING WRITER Jun 27, 2023
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What a difference a preposition makes! For years, there has been a debate (among security types, at least) about the prospects of a “NATO for Asia.” In recent weeks, however, the discussion has morphed into one about the role of “NATO in Asia.” The latter is more pressing but it’s the less important of the two.
NATO will always have a minimal role to play in Indo-Pacific security. It can contribute, but it is just too far away, with more urgent concerns upon which it must focus its energies and resources. The model of a collective security organization is another matter, however — in theory, at least. That has profound implications for regional security, even if there is little chance of a NATO-like institution emerging in this part of the world.
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