NATO Review

    • Diplomacy by other means? NATO’s science sixty years on… 26 Mar. 2018 The public release of archived documents has shed new light on the wider legacy of the Alliance’s investment in science. Crucially, it reveals the importance of this sponsorship, which started exactly sixty years ago, for the advancement of science as much as for the Allies’ relations at the height of the Cold War.
    • What can we learn today from the ‘three wise men’? 05 Dec. 2016 In the turbulent world of 2016, many of the fundamentals of transatlantic cooperation and western liberalism are being questioned. Learn why the recommendations of NATO’s ‘three wise men’ aimed at strengthening unity within the Alliance are still relevant today, 60 years later.

NATO IN FOCUS

Collective defence

The principle of collective defence is at the very heart of NATO’s founding treaty. It remains a unique and enduring principle that binds its members together, committing them to protect each other and setting a spirit of solidarity within the Alliance.

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Collective defence
Improving capabilities

NATO has been engaged in continuous transformation for many years to ensure that it has the policies, capabilities and structures required to deal with current and future challenges, including the collective defence of its members.

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Improving capabilities
Partnerships

Over the past two decades, the Alliance has developed a network of structured partnerships with countries from the Euro-Atlantic area, the Mediterranean and the Gulf region, as well as individual relationships with other partners across the globe.

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Partnerships
Operations and missions

NATO is an active and leading contributor to peace and security on the international stage.

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Operations and missions