Event

  • Beyond the Warsaw Summit: Securing the Black Sea Region

    On July 22, 2016 the Atlantic Council hosted a private strategy session with H.E. Daniel Mitov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic.

    From the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and Russia’s military build-up in Crimea to the recent failed coup attempt in Turkey, the Black Sea region has undergone dramatic new security and political developments that impact the broader transatlantic community. Minister Mitov came to the Council to discuss how regional actors, NATO and the EU, and the United States can work to bolster security and stability in the region. The insights from the session also informed the Council’s emerging project on the Black Sea region.

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  • Keeping NATO Relevant and United

    Despite all the unsettling news coming out of Europe, not least Britain’s divorce from the common market, one traditional trans-Atlantic alliance remains essentially intact: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
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  • Stoltenberg on NATO and Cyber: Time to Raise Our Game

    We may not see it but, in the realm of cyberspace, our countries are under attack every single day.
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  • America’s Alliance with Britain and Europe Will Endure

    This may be the most important moment for our transatlantic alliance since the end of the cold war.
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  • NATO’s Warsaw Summit: A Refreshed Alliance for Troubled Times

    [L]ast week in Warsaw, the alliance held a gathering for a new era – one in which Europe’s collective security and territorial defence are once again Nato’s core mission, and with new resources to fulfil it.
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  • In the Dark Aftermath of Brexit, a Ray of Light Comes from NATO

    The shadow cast over the West by Britain’s vote to exit the European Union will not be dispelled anytime soon. But a summit of the NATO alliance in Warsaw over the weekend provided a ray of light.
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  • Unwrapping the NATO Warsaw Summit

    On July 11, 2016 the Atlantic Council hosted a private roundtable with General Denis Mercier, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Transformation on “Unwrapping the NATO Warsaw Summit.” Gen. Mercier briefed out the key deliberations and conclusions of the Alliance’s July 8-9 Warsaw Summit. A select group of experts, including Julie Smith of the Center for a New American Security, as well as Brig. Gen. Matthew Brand (Ret.) and Franklin D. Kramer of the Atlantic Council, provided insights on the strengths and weaknesses of the Summit’s outcomes and how they will impact NATO’s long-term transformation moving forward. The event convened a range of senior experts from Washington’s foreign policy community to discuss these important issues as the Alliance transitions to implement its decisions.

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  • NATO Summit Special Series: Czech Republic

    Apart from being one of the most important meetings for the entire Alliance, the upcoming NATO Summit in Warsaw will also carry some special significance for the Czech Republic, as well as a quite extraordinary symbolism of its own.
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  • NATO Summit Special Series: Spain and Portugal

    NATO’s focus eastward, while important, is no longer sufficient for the future safety of allies, partners, and other European states.
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  • NATO Summit Special Series: Estonia and Latvia

    After recent terrorists attacks in Europe and the crisis of so many refugees fleeing conflicts in North Africa and the Middle East, this NATO summit is important
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