By Dionysios Chourchoulis
The booklet additionally assesses the probability posed to the Southern Flank at numerous issues via emerging tensions within the center East. extra more often than not, the booklet illuminates the complexities of intra-alliance dynamics in a area jam-packed with chilly conflict tensions. besides the fact that, in its heart Eastern/Eastern Mediterranean local, it was once not just the chilly warfare that supplied tensions, because the Arab-Israeli dispute and the tensions of decolonization additional advanced the image. hence, the learn of the Southern Flank is a attempt case of a chilly struggle theater which used to be subjected to extra old pressures, making a nexus of difficulties which the Western Alliance had to tackle inside its attempt to answer a few of the demanding situations of the chilly War.
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The Southern Flank of NATO, 1951–1959: Military Strategy or Political Stabilization by Dionysios Chourchoulis