For the last twenty years the U.S. has been living on borrowed time and money; we have gotten something for nothing. Now we must confront the painful opposite: nothing for something. A radical shift in our financial commitment to NATO will go a long way toward easing this pain and shoring up the competitive position of the U.S. going forward into the twenty-first century.
Vaughn A. Carney,
On the Elimination of the NATO Entitlement,
Nw. J. Int'l L. & Bus.