Authors Anna Locher (PI) ,

Director of thesis: Kurt R. Spillmann
Director of thesis: Andreas Wenger

Contributing institutions
Abstract NATO experienced a severe internal crisis in the mid-1960s, a crisis that had manifold reasons and affected politics as well as institutional and military matters. In this PhD project, these years are approached as perceived by contemporary NATO politicians, officials, and commentators. Arguably, consecutive political events in January 1963 marked the beginning of a period of increased alliance introspection that resulted in an awareness of "criticality" of NATO affairs among policy-makers an... >>