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Jun 30, 2022

Our experts decipher NATO’s new Strategic Concept

By Atlantic Council experts

What were the allies really saying amid all the jargon? And what did they leave out? Our experts carefully combed through the document and dropped their insights in the margins.

Crisis Management Defense Policy

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Jun 29, 2022

Where does NATO go from here? Top US and Spanish diplomats look beyond summit.

By Atlantic Council

At the NATO Public Forum, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs José Manuel Albares and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken talked about NATO's role in a future of scaling challenges.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

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Jun 29, 2022

Foreign ministers from France, Italy, and Sweden dissect NATO’s new Strategic Concept

By Atlantic Council

The Alliance has a couple of new members in its lineup. How should member countries work together to tighten the transatlantic bond?

Europe & Eurasia NATO

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Jun 29, 2022

How NATO allies can keep Ukraine a top priority for the public

By Atlantic Council

In the face of inflation, how should government leaders keep public enthusiasm and support for NATO climbing?

Europe & Eurasia NATO

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Jun 29, 2022

Blinken: NATO is ‘more united, more focused’ after historic summit

By Nick Fouriezos

The Atlantic Council teamed up with civil society organizations at the NATO Public Forum, convening top US and global leaders for their take on NATO's priorities in a changing security environment.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

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Jun 29, 2022

The 5×5—Cybercrime and national security

By Simon Handler, Liv Rowley

Five experts weigh in on emerging trends in cybercrime and their impacts on national security. 

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Jun 28, 2022

Manning in The Hill: No longer ‘Groundhog Day’ in North Korea

By Atlantic Council

On June 28, Robert Manning published his biweekly column in The Hill, raising alarm at the advancements of North Korea’s missile testing and nuclear program. “Like the classic movie “Groundhog Day,” North Korea’s seemingly endless ballistic missile tests occur, a mostly inured world condemns then moves on. Passive acceptance. Rinse. Repeat. No more,” Manning warned. […]

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Jun 28, 2022

Stoltenberg takes on climate change and Turkey’s blockade of Sweden and Finland as NATO summit opens

By Daniel Malloy

Opening the NATO Public Forum, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg vowed to slash the organization's emissions in response to the climate challenge and said Turkey's terrorism concerns are "legitimate."

Climate Change & Climate Action Defense Policy

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Jun 28, 2022

Twenty-first-century diplomacy: Strengthening US diplomacy for the challenges of today and tomorrow

By Jeffrey Cimmino, Amanda J. Rothschild

The practice of diplomacy has changed over the past several decades, and significant work remains to be done to fully adapt US diplomacy to the challenges of our time.

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Jun 28, 2022

Grieco in Defense News: NATO summit is chance to wean Europe off US military might

By Atlantic Council

On June 28, Kelly Grieco published an article in Defense News on the NATO summit in Madrid.  She argued Biden should use the summit as a chance to wean European allies off American military might, so Washington can shift its attention and resources to the Indo-Pacific. “NATO member countries ought to resist the temptation turn back the […]

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