28 Feb. 2008
Response to terrorism
The essence of NATO's role in the fight against terrorism is protecting people. NATO offers a unique range of assets to the international community in the fight against terrorism. First, it is a permanent consultation forum that can transform discussions into collective decision. Second, it can turn decisions into effective action, which can be backed up by an unparalleled military capability. Third, NATO is part of an impressive network of cooperative relationships with many partners.