Argument: NATO is relevant in post-Cold War, helping stabilize Europe
Strobe Talbott. "The Case for Expanding NATO". Time Magazine. 14 Jul. 1997 - Although old threats have disappeared or receded, new ones have arisen. More Europeans have died violently in the past five years than in the previous 45. The combination of actual and potential dangers requires a robust, capable collective defense pact, and NATO is the best ever.