Next Steps for NATO

Speaker: Ivo H. Daalder
Presider: Michael Getler

Ahead of the mid-May NATO summit in Chicago, Ambassador Daalder discusses the alliance's priorities and future, as well as broader transatlantic relations.

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Carnegie Endowment: Keeping NATO Relevant

Author: Jamie Shea

In this Policy Outlook piece for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges Jamie Shea discusses the role of NATO in times of austerity and how it can meet the challenges that lie ahead.

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The Future of NATO

Interviewer: Stewart M. Patrick
Interviewee: Robin Niblett

As U.S. and European leaders prepare for the NATO summit in May, CFR's Stewart M. Patrick and Chatham House Director Robin Niblett discuss why the alliance will remain important for Europe and the United States after NATO withdraws from Afghanistan.

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NYT: NATO Sees Flaws in Air Campaign Against Qaddafi

Author: Eric Schmitt

In a post-conflict analysis of the air strike campaign in Libya, NATO finds numerous flaws in its system impairing its efficiency, including over-reliance on the United States, faulty coordination, and numerous civilian casualties, reports the New York Times.

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A Still-Strong Alliance

Author: Charles A. Kupchan
Policy Review

Charles A. Kupchan argues that the Atlantic alliance is remarkably resilient, but it must now face the urgent challenge of economic and political weakness that has descended upon the West.

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Don't Abandon Europe

Author: Colonel Chad T. Manske, USAF
The National Interest

Colonel Chad T. Manske, USAF, says Western economies and capabilities are more inextricably linked than ever and warns against a policy shift away from U.S. security and interests in Europe.

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In Qaddafi's End, New NATO Challenges

Author: Ed Husain

Disunity among Libya's rebels, a growing Islamist radical movement, and angry Qaddafi loyalists will mean a continued need for NATO involvement to check a possible slide into chaos.

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