The drastically altered European security context has forced Western defence planners and analysts to reassess core assumptions, including the future role of NATO. As the organization goes through what may be its most profound restructuring to date, one of the critical issues to be resolved is the stationing of Allied troops in Germany, the Allianc
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The Structural Context -- Foreign Troops in a Changing Europe and Germany: A Structural View -- NATO Defense Planning in a Post-CFE Environment: Assessing the Alliance Strategy Review (1990-1991) -- The Domestic Impact of Allied Troops in Germany -- Multinational Formations in NATO: From Forward Defense to Rapid Reaction -- The Changing Defense Posture of the USSR -- Allied Stationing Policies -- American Troops in Germany: The Evolving Context -- The Continental Commitment: Britain's Forces in Germany -- French Policy Regarding the Stationing of Forces in Germany -- The Scutum Belgarum: The 1 (BE) Corps in Germany, 1945-1991 -- Canada's Troop Deployments in Germany: Twilight of a Forty-Year Presence? -- Enduring Interests: The Netherlands and the Stationing Issue -- Conclusion -- Homeward Bound?