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STOPWATCH 3, Debate 2:
8 March 2006
On 11 October 2005, in response to a request from the Government of Pakistan, the Alliance launched a major air bridge to assist in the international relief effort following the devastating 8 October 2005 earthquake.
The Alliance also deployed engineers and medical personnel to Pakistan to assist in the relief effort.
Is this a precedent? Should NATO do humanitarian relief? How effective was NATO's assistance?
Moderated by Mr. Jamie Shea
The experts taking part were: