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The problems Dr. Young grapples with in this account have been exacerbated by a variety of evolving realities stemming from the new, post-Cold War security environment. Reduced national force structures, new NATO roles and missions emanating from the military implementation of Alliance Strategy and the rapid reaction requirements associated with the embryonic Combined Joint Task Forces (CJTF) Concept are but three of a multitude of inter-related issues which have driven the requirement to address NATO force structure requirements as a whole, as part of the ongoing internal adaptation of Alliance structures and procedures.
NATO; Post-Cold War; Security Environment; Force Structures; Combined Joint Task Forces; Young
Thomas-Durell Young Dr.,
Multinational Land Formations and NATO: Reforming Practices and Structures ( US Army War College Press, 1997),