Redefining NATO Security Investment: Moving Beyond 2%
As the title suggests, Dr. Hicks argues that NATO should form a new mechanism for measuring the value of each partner’s outputs. This should include both qualitative figures, like % of GDP and troop contributions, but also quantitative assessments, like readiness and soft power influence. Hicks even suggests that refugee intake should be noted, as countries like Turkey are bearing more of this weight, which is an investment for long-term stability and security.
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