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Something was wrong with the plan. Jonathan Alford was a planner par excellence. His mentality was inquisitive, sceptical and independent. He could master the complex and distil it. His judgement was cool and well founded. He had a rare gift for exposition whether in writing or by word of mouth. It was as a joint planner on the General Staff that he reached the climax of his career in uniform. It was while he was preparing for that career, the 27 28 National Military Planning year before he went to Sandhurst, that the newly founded North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) approved its first four-year defence plan and adopted what it called a 'forward strategy' - of which more anon.
These constraints make the task of defence very much harder because Norway and Denmark together have a population of only 9 million and they confront - in the Kola Peninsula and the region of Murmansk- one of the major Russian strategic threats to the alliance. A successful defence of this region can be accomplished only with the aid of outside reinforcements. To their credit Norway and Denmark do cooperate as much as they can in allowing their allies to train and exercise in their countries, sometimes for months on end.
Military leaders tend to have a view of a 'balanced force structure' that would enable them to cope with a variety of future contingencies. The future is sufficiently uncertain and the circumstances in which armed force might be required sufficiently varied to warrant substantial military establishments. The second adjustment is to come to terms with the more limited role of nuclear deterrence without any dramatic extra investment in conventional deterrence. The softening of the Soviet image and the demands of prudent finance will contrive to keep defence spending at best constant.