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NATO@70 – How can the alliance continue to contribute to peace and freedom in the future?

By Imre Bartal, this article was the price winning essay of the 2019 Dr. Karl A. Lamers Peace-Prize essay competition, which was announced at the #NATOPALondon 65th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (11-14 October 2019).IntroductionAlthough its demise had been predicted...

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Lessons Learned: An Interview with Former NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer

By Roger Hilton, This article was previously published in the Atlantic Voices Vol 7. Nr. 11. Editing and republication of this article has been realized with the financial support of NATO Public Diplomacy Division.For this issue of Atlantic Voices on NATO’s Secretaries General, I had the pleasure...

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A Wake-Up Reminder For Canada s Security From NATO s Parliamentary Assembly

By Roger Hilton, this article was originally published by the CDA Institute in December 2018.Given the low level of satisfaction of parliamentarians throughout the Euro-Atlantic area, one could be forgiven for assuming that any substance would emerge from NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Annual...

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Reinforcing Transatlantic Bridges in Warsaw: The NATO Parliamentary Assembly s Spring Session

By Roger Hilton, this article was originally published by the Canadian Global Affairs Institute in June 2018.Relationships are never perfect. Typically, they are characterized by shared moments of success as well as discontent. As relationships experience ebbs and flows, sometimes the...

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More likes for defence and security issues: engaging young audiences

By Roger Hilton, this article was originally published in NATO Review on August 14 2019.Disinformation is nothing new but today – thanks to social media – malign actors, both foreign and domestic, are able to manipulate the truth and reach millions of people at the click of a button. Such tactics...

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Necessary reforms for Ukraine’s military

By Zachary Popovich, this article was originally published in Foreign Policy News on August 22 2019.On August 6, Russian forces killed four Ukrainian soldiers in the Donetsk region, despite renewed ceasefire agreements. During following discussions between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and...

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U.S.-Turkey relations: an overview

By Zachary Popovich, this article was originally published in Foreign Policy News on June 21 2019. Relations between the Republic of Turkey and the United States are continuing to decline as the former slides deeper into autocracy, threatening future cooperation. Turkey’s crackdown on...

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Denial or punishment? Perspectives on the deterrence strategy behind NATOs eFP in Lithuania

By John G.L.J. Jacobs, Director Atlantic Forum, and Osman Bojan, Netherlands Defense Academy.  This article was originally published by the Atlantische Commissie (Netherlands Atlantic Commission).John Jacobs and Osman Bojan look at the discussion about NATO’s deterrence policy using...

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Hybrid warfare after the Brussels Summit

By John G.L.J. Jacobs, Director Atlantic ForumThis article was originally published by the Atlantische Commissie (Netherlands Atlantic Commission). This article looks at the development of hybrid warfare following the recent NATO Summit in Brussels. It first investigates NATO’s common...

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NATO At 70: Much To Celebrate With Little Time To Do So

By Mathijs OldeThis article was originally published by the JASON Institute for Peace & Security Studies.On the 5th of May, the Netherlands celebrates its liberation of Nazi occupation in 1945. Ever since the Second World War, western countries have known 70 years of peace. Instrumental to...

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