• Last updated: 27 May. 2019 09:24

NATO Experts

How does NATO keep us safe? How much does NATO cost? How do you know you can trust NATO? Join NATO's subject matter experts as they break down issues from cyber security and terrorism to arms control and transparency, using their expertise to shed light on how the Alliance responds to complex challenges to carry out its core mission: keeping our almost one billion people free and secure.

James Appathurai - What is NATO doing beyond its borders?

What is NATO doing beyond its borders?

"It's crucial that NATO ups its game to ensure security for all its member states," says James Appathurai, NATO's Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy. So what is NATO doing beyond its borders to rise to the challenge?

How does NATO make the world safer?

“Arms control helps prevent war and arms races, and with the current world situation, those are pretty important things to do,” says William Alberque, NATO’s top expert on arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation. Find out how NATO helps make the world a less dangerous place.

Jamie Shea – Why do we need NATO?

Why do we need NATO?

"NATO has provided its citizens security for 70 years. So obviously people begin to take this for granted," argues Jamie Shea, former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges. Find out what NATO is doing to prevent conflict and keep its citizens safe.
Jonathan Parish - What is the cost of NATO membership?

What is the cost of NATO membership?

Burden-sharing has always been a topic of discussion in the Alliance. Comparing contributions, though, can prove difficult, especially when it comes to deploying forces and capabilities on operations and missions. Jonathan Parish, former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Defence Policy and Planning, discusses.

Oana Lungescu - Why is transparency so important to NATO?

Why is transparency so important to NATO?

"How do you know you can trust NATO?" Oana Lungescu, NATO Spokesperson, explains why being transparent is vital to an alliance that protects almost one billion people.

What is NATO's commitment to gender equality?

“There can be no sustainable peace without the inclusion of women,” says Clare Hutchinson, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security. So what is NATO doing to promote gender equality in political, civilian and military life?

NATO's Hub for the South

Why is NATO looking at North Africa and the Middle East? Visit the nerve centre where NATO collaborates with other organisations to tackle security issues beyond its borders.

How does NATO improve the quality of human life?

”NATO improves the quality of human life through the application of science and technology,” says Dr Deniz Beten, one of NATO’s top scientists. Watch what NATO is doing to enhance public safety through the Science for Peace and Security Programme.

How does NATO defend against cyber attacks?

Cyber attacks are one of NATO's most urgent and unpredictable threats, so what is the Alliance doing to defend its members from them? Chelsey Slack, Deputy Head of Cyber Defence at NATO, explains.