Sat, Aug 31, 2019
An up-close look at NATO forces preparing to defend the Alliance’s vital eastern flank.
Photo Essay by Ieva Budzeikaite
Mon, Aug 26, 2019
While movement towards 2 percent may seem slow, it is clear that NATO allies are making significant changes to their defense spending. European allies and Canada have now contributed four consecutive years of growth in defense investment, bringing an additional $41 billion in cumulative defense spending to NATO’s collective security between 2016 to 2018. Defense investment rose across the board in 2018, with each ally increasing its investment and seven allies reaching the 2 percent mark, improving NATO’s ability to respond swiftly to any threat.
Infographic by David A. Wemer
The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Transatlantic Security Initiative shapes and influences the debate on the greatest security challenges facing the North Atlantic Alliance and its key partners.