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NATO's transformation

Special video lecture series with Jamie Shea

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Jamie Shea
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Deputy Assistant Secretary General for External Relations and former NATO Spokesman talks about the future role of NATO and its transformation.

Dr. Shea will be sharing his knowledge and insight about the future role of NATO with young people from all over the world via the NATO Web site. The lecture series began in November 2003 and will go on for five months with a new lecture each month.

The series will include videoconference participation of academic and research institutions, such as the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, the Institute for European Studies (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), and a live studio audience of university students.

Available lectures
How did NATO survive the Cold War? November 2003
The Warsaw Pact may have ended following the Cold War, yet the North Atlantic Alliance has managed to survive and continue to play a role in building security.
NATO as a peacekeeper December 2003
The greatest and most visible change in NATO's activities since the end of the Cold War is its involvement in ending conflict, restoring peace and building stability in crisis regions.
Does NATO have a role in the fight against terrorism and weapons of mass destruction? January 2004
On 12 September 2001, less than 24 hours after the terrorist attacks against the United States, NATO declared the attacks to be an attack against all the 19 NATO member countries.
How can the EU be a partner for NATO? February 2004
NATO and the European Union are working together to prevent and resolve crises and armed conflicts in Europe and beyond.
How global can NATO go? March 2004
In 2003, NATO took on its first mission outside the Euro-Atlantic area, by taking on the command and coordination of the UN-mandated International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), responsible for maintaining security in and around Kabul.