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Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Trident juncture: NATO’s crisis response put to the test

Military forces from thirty-one countries, including all twenty-nine NATO members, plus Finland and Sweden, are participating in Trident Juncture, a major demonstration and test of NATO’s collective response to a fictional armed attack against an allied member state.

New Atlanticist by Clementine G. Starling

Crisis Management NATO

Sun, Jul 8, 2018

The High Politics (and Stakes) of the NATO Summit

NATO must overcome two forms of discord—US-European and intra-European—in order to ensure the future health and effectiveness of the Alliance. It is not enough to hope for mere platitudes of unity at NATO’s summit in Brussels on July 11 and 12, sentiments that European leaders may not receive from the US president. At last year’s […]

New Atlanticist by Clementine G. Starling

NATO Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Trump’s NATO Policy ‘Trending Positive’

This article is part of a series reflecting on the first year of the Trump administration.  US President Donald J. Trump’s public skepticism toward multilateral organizations has created uncertainty among traditional US allies. Washington’s commitment to NATO, in particular, has been called into question in the first year of the administration. Despite critical rhetoric and […]

New Atlanticist by Clementine G. Starling

NATO Politics & Diplomacy

Clementine G. Starling is the associate director of the Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. She specializes in European security, NATO, and the transatlantic relationship.

During her time at the Council, Ms. Starling has produced analysis on NATO policy planning, conventional defense and deterrence, Nordic-Baltic security, great power politics, Europe-China relations, and the US-UK relationship. Her analysis has been featured in a range of publications and she has provided commentary for National Public Radio, the BBC, and ABC News, among others.

Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Ms. Starling worked in the British Parliament’s House of Commons on UK defense and security policy, homeland security, and business and innovation. Originally from the United Kingdom, she also worked with the Britain Stronger in Europe (BREMAIN) campaign to communicate the national security implications of Brexit.

Ms. Starling co-founded and serves on the Board of the United States’ Youth Atlantic Treaty Association (YATA-US). She graduated with honors from the London School of Economics with a Bachelor of Science in International Relations and History.