On February 14, Transatlantic Security Initiative nonresident senior fellow Maggie Feldman-Piltch wrote a blog post in Non-State Actress. In this edition, she provides a detailed explanation of the history of NATO, its purpose and role on the international stage, and the importance of understanding NATO’s relevance in national security and defense.

The Non-State Actress project is made possible by generous support from the German Federal Foreign Office, whom we thank for their support.

The Transatlantic Security Initiative, in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, shapes and influences the debate on the greatest security challenges facing the North Atlantic Alliance and its key partners.

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