New Atlanticist Mar 30, 2020
Coronavirus and transatlantic security: Implications for defense planning
By Christopher Skaluba and Ian Brzezinski
Once the West gains control over the coronavirus, NATO and its national defense establishments will have to conduct a hard-nosed assessment of the longer-term military implications and requirements that flow from the current reality—that pandemics can, within weeks, debilitate populations, sink economies, shutter borders, degrade military operations, and fragment unity among the closest of allies.
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