NATO REVIEW 2006
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Road to Riga
This Riga Summit online edition examines some of the major issues to be discussed by Allied leaders meeting in the Latvian capital on 28 and 29 November.
Jaap de Hoop Scheffer outlines the issues to be discussed in the Latvian capital.
Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga looks forward to the NATO Summit in Riga.
Victoria Nuland explains how the practical demands of NATO operations in Afghanistan have pushed the Alliance beyond its theoretical limitations.
Pierre Lellouche offers his thoughts ahead of the Riga Summit.
General James L. Jones, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
Diego A. Ruiz Palmer considers the ever-closer relationship between NATO's operations and the Alliance's transformation since the end of the Cold War.
Sophia Clément-Noguier explores the important questions that will face Allied decision-makers at the Riga Summit.
Allen G. Sens argues that NATO's transformation must be broader than is currently conceived if the Alliance is to meet the security challenges of tomorrow.
While the Alliance is taking the fight to the Taliban, a downrange visit by James Snyder reveals the progress being made behind the front lines.

This Riga Summit online edition examines some of the major issues to be discussed by Allied leaders meeting in the Latvian capital on 28 and 29 November. In the first of two articles devoted to the central theme, NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer outlines areas of special focus for the Summit and considers the way forward for NATO. Latvian President Vaira Vīķe -Freiberga sets out her vision for both NATO and Latvia. US Ambassador to NATO Victoria Nuland presents US expectations for the Summit. Pierre Lellouche, President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, outlines the challenges facing the Alliance.

In a farewell interview, General James Jones looks back at his last four years as Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. Diego Ruiz Palmer of NATO’s Operations Division looks at the enduring influence of operations on Alliance transformation. Sophia Clément-Noguier of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris explores the challenges and choices facing the Alliance.

Allen Sens of the University of British Columbia argues in favour of broader NATO transformation. James Snyder, the NATO Information Officer for the United States, Denmark and Norway, sends a dispatch from Kabul describing his personal impressions of Afghanistan.