Two-Tier NATO: Alliance Divided

NATO is a divided alliance, the Georgia crisis has reinforced splits which were developing over Afghanistan. So can an à la carte alliance work?

The World Today Published 1 October 2008 Updated 15 October 2020 4 minute READ

Timo Noetzel

Visiting Fellow, International Security Programme, Chatham House

Benjamin Schreer

Research Group Leaders, Centre of Excellence, University of Konstanz, Germany

The Russian-Georgian conflict over southern Ossetia – the most severe European security crisis since the Balkan wars – has disp

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