NATO is in an advantageous and timely position for reform. What began at the Prague Summit in November 2002 must be refined and developed. NATO must take measures to transform its military command structure. It must accomplish this in order to:
manage Alliance resources effectively and efficiently;
remain a relevant force for peace and stability;
maintain its position as the world’s premier military alliance;
close the capability gap that has developed among its members.
It must be capable of growth and flexibility and be prepared for New Capabilities, New Members, and New Relationships. This command structure must manage and integrate...