Meghan Warren

Research Associate, Center for Nonproliferation Studies


Delaying Decisions: NATO's Deterrence and Defense Posture Review

At the May 2012 NATO summit, the alliance will release the results of a Defense and Deterrence Posture Review. The review is expected to yield little progress; critical decisions on NATO’s deterrence and defense posture are expected to be delayed. This brief examines options for the future deployment of U.S. nuclear weapons in Europe as well as other measures that policymakers are likely to consider to provide deterrence, reassurance, and burden-sharing in the alliance in the years ahead.

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