EASI brought together former policymakers, diplomats, generals, and business leaders from Russia, North America, and Europe to look at options to address the region’s faltering security system and to chart a roadmap of practical action that would lead to a more secure future.
The success of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's recent operation in Libya cannot paper over ongoing concerns within the Alliance over common goals and commitments.
Global Security in the 21st century is an ever elusive goal and NATO must face emerging security challenges in counter terrorism, cyber defense, energy security, and non-proliferation.
NATO is facing a number of serious challenges from the current fiscal and security environment and the successful realization of the alliance’s security responsibilities requires dependable partners that more equitably share the ensuing burden.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Secretary General of NATO, will join Roger Cohen, columnist for the International Herald Tribune, in a conversation on "NATO and the Arab Spring".
On the sidelines of the international ministerial conference on January 28th, Afghan stakeholders as well as Western experts brought their insights to shape the debate on the future of Afghanistan.
Three months ago, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen presented the basis for a new strategic partnership with Russia, laying out the specific areas where practical cooperation could be extended. Now, the Secretary General comes to Moscow, reaffirming the preeminence of NATO-Russia cooperation on the Alliance’s agenda.
The hoped for undivided “Europe whole and free” of twenty years ago has today become a region in danger of seeing new lines divide the continent with the prospect of heightened tension for all. It will require adjustments and new thinking from all to recapture the promise of an undivided, secure, and prosperous region.
European governments are finding it ever more difficult to convince their constituencies back home that a sustained European presence in Afghanistan is of critical importance to any sort of lasting peace.
On his return from a month-long trip to Afghanistan, Gilles Dorronsoro provided a briefing on the security situation on the ground and offered a post-election strategy for addressing the Taliban threat.