Sharing Military Capabilities: Dead-End or Future of Defense? Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 1, Spring 2015
The framework nations concept, elaborated in Germany, was endorsed at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit in Wales in 2014. It attempts to organize defense cooperation between a limited number of countries which share a certain cultural proximity.
However, the concept does not help to clearly distinguish between objectives for long-term development capacity and short-term operational deployment. The concept is nevertheless poised to play an important role in future debate.
Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 1, Spring 2015