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Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO is defined by its success—not its tensions

While international headlines have focused on high-profile disputes within the NATO alliance over a litany of issues including defense spending, trade, Syria, and Brexit, transatlantic leaders stressed on December 3 that these disagreements are dwarfed by the continued success of the seventy-year-old alliance.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

NATO Poland

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO Engages transcript: Defense and deterrence for a new era

After an introduction by Dr. Karin Von Hippel, director-general of the Royal United Services Institute, H.E. Andrzej Duda, president of Poland and H.E. Zoran Zaev and prime minister of the Republic of North Macedonia speak on a panel moderated by Stephen Sackur, presenter on BBC Hardtalk

Transcripts by Atlantic Council

NATO Poland

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO Engages transcript: Perspectives from Defence Secretary Ben Wallace

Ben Wallace, secretary of state for defence of the United Kingdom speaks at NATO Engages 2019.

Transcripts by Atlantic Council

NATO United Kingdom

Mon, Dec 2, 2019

Bryza quoted in TRT World on NATO Summit and U.S.-Turkey relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

NATO NATO Partnerships

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

NATO leaders set ambitious agenda for London summit

Edward Ferguson, minister counsellor for defense at the Embassy of the United Kingdom in the United States, said that the Alliance is setting an ambitious agenda for the summit “to show that NATO as a septuagenarian is as fit and virile as ever and to highlight the progress we have made in adapting NATO’s deterrence and defense since the 2014 Wales Summit.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

NATO

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Over the horizon: NATO joint intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance in the Baltic Sea region

NATO joint intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance is about getting the right information to the right person at the right time in the right format.

Report by Task Force Co-Chairs: ADM Mark E. Ferguson, III, USN (Ret.) and AM Sir Christopher Harper, RAF (Ret.) Project Director: Dr. Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

Drones Intelligence

Wed, Nov 13, 2019

Cohen in Newsweek: After Syria Withdrawal, NATO Must Turn Its Attention to the Black Sea—and Georgia

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

Tue, Nov 12, 2019

“Brain-dead” or not “brain-dead”? That is not the question.

Macron's interview is not about NATO or the United States, but rather about Europe. His interview reflects deep worries that Europe is gradually being on the menu of global power politics and about the means to ensure that it is at the table instead.

New Atlanticist by Olivier-Rémy Bel

Defense Policy France

Fri, Nov 8, 2019

Bryza in Financial Times: Look elsewhere for British Steel’s saviour

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Haddad in the Economist’s “Emmanuel Macron on Europe’s fragile place in a hostile world”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Events

Mon, Dec 9, 2019

The transatlantic partnership in 2020: A European perspective

The Atlantic Council’s Future Europe Initiative welcomes Ambassador Philippe Étienne, Ambassador of France to the United States, and Ambassador Jonatan Vseviov, Ambassador of Estonia to the United States, for a conversation on the European outlook for the transatlantic relationship.

3:00pm Washington DC