July 13, 2015
The Naval Alliance: Preparing NATO for a Maritime Century
By Magnus Nordenman
As international super-highways, the seas are vital to transatlantic and global trade, and any disruptions would seriously imperil economic security. Furthermore, emerging powers in Asia and elsewhere are expressing their broadened ambitions and interests through sea power. While NATO is not a global Alliance, it must contend with an increasingly competitive global maritime domain.
The report The Naval Alliance: Preparing NATO for a Maritime Century lays out the transatlantic Alliance’s interests and priorities in the maritime domain, describes the rapidly changing strategic environment at sea, and provides actionable recommendations for how NATO can best prepare strategically and operationally for its maritime future.
Read the Report (PDF)