Beyond the headlines on NATO defense spending

NATO contributions to US soldiers

Every day, America’s NATO allies provide crucial support to US troops both on and off the battlefield, helping the United States quickly and efficiently contribute to our collective defense.

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Wed, Apr 24, 2019

A strong NATO could help alleviate the world’s migrant and refugee crisis

NATO’s ability to adapt to new emergencies in different geographies only proves that an international allied effort is needed now as much, if not more than ever.

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Mon, Apr 15, 2019

NATO Engages: Behind the Iron Curtain

NATO Engages 2019 “Behind the Iron Curtain” Speaker: Rastislav Káčer, Chairman, GLOBSEC Introducer: Nik Gowing, Founder and Director, Thinking the Unthinkable Location: Washington, DC Time: 10:45 AM EDTWednesday, April 3, 2019

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Mon, Apr 15, 2019

NATO Engages: Serving Side by Side

NATO Engages 2019 “Serving Side by Side”  Speaker: Major Matt Wilson, United States Air Force Introducers: Ines Pohl, editor-in-chief, Deutsche WelleNik Gowing, Founder and Director, Thinking the Unthinkable Location: Washington, DC Time: 4:20 PM EDTWednesday, April 3, 2019

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Mon, Apr 15, 2019

NATO Engages: 9/11 and Article 5

NATO Engages 2019 9/11 and Article 5 Speaker: Tim Brown, Retired Firefighter, New York Fire Department, 9/11 Survivor Introducer: Nik Gowing, Founder and Director, Thinking the Unthinkable Location: Washington, DC Time: 3:30 PM EDTWednesday, April 3, 2019

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Thu, Apr 4, 2019

As it turns 70, NATO sets its sights to the future

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the Alliance “took important decisions on urgent problem sets,” including burden sharing, Russia, and Afghanistan.

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Thu, Apr 4, 2019

Beyond collective defense: How NATO can lead on 21st century challenges

As a defense-oriented institution with a legacy of democratic values, NATO is best poised to lead the discussion on new forms of warfare, issuing international guidelines on how to employ new tactics and weapons without compromising human rights or unduly burdening state sovereignty.

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Thu, Apr 4, 2019

Here’s what you should be reading about NATO on its seventieth birthday

A reading list to celebrate 70 years of NATO.

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NATO Security & Defense

Thu, Apr 4, 2019

NATO at seventy: Filling NATO’s critical defense-capability gaps

The need to outfit and equip NATO for great power competition, as well as increased pressure to invest more in defense, provides an opportunity to strengthen NATO for the future. Yet the path forward is still unclear. What investments should be prioritized to ensure that NATO retains its fighting mindset well past its seventieth anniversary in 2019?

NATOat70 by Wayne A. Schroeder

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Wed, Apr 3, 2019

Looking Ahead: The Alliance at 80

NATO Engages 2019 “Closing: Looking Ahead: The Alliance at 80”  

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Wed, Apr 3, 2019

Trump doctrine aims to strengthen NATO, says US official

“Nothing in the Trump doctrine suggests that we are leaving the multilateral frameworks. But we are saying how do we right-size them, how do we make sure that they represent the national interest of the various nation-states,” Kiron Skinner said.

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