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The recent dramatic events in Europe, notably the reunification of Germany, the collapse of Communist rule in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, the start of Soviet troop withdrawals, and the demise of the Warsaw Pact, represent an historic political triumph for the countries of the North Atlantic Alliance. At the same time, these developments have called into question the Alliance's continued relevance in a radically new environment.

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24 Cornell Int’l L.J. 479