NATO-EU
10/06/2011
Reflections on the status and future of the transatlantic alliance

 

Global media coverage for Gates’ speech

 

Gates’ farewell speech grabbed the world’s headlines, with over 70 journalists and a dozen camera crews present at the SDA. ‘US Secretary of Defense ‘Blasts NATO’, ‘Warns of dim future’, ‘Questions capabilities of the alliance’, were the terms in which The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC, The Economist, Aljazeera and many others described Robert Gates’ final speech. Tweeted, blogged, and discussed in policy journals, the speech provides great insights for the future of the transatlantic alliance.

 

The New York Times

Defense Secretary Warns NATO of ‘Dim’ Future

 

Washington Post

Gates says NATO outlook dim; future president may decide it's not worth the money

 

BBC

Europe's tight fist at Nato irks America

 

The Economist

Robert Gates's parting shot exposes Europe's military failings

 

Aljazeera

Outgoing US defence secretary slams NATO

 

CNN

Gates warns of 'dismal future' for NATO without urgent changes

 

The Guardian

Nato faces 'dim future', warns Pentagon chief

 

Los Angeles Times

Shaky Libya cmpaign shows NATO's weakness, Gates says

 

USA Today

Gates: NATO is risking dismal failure

 

The Wall Street Journal

Gates questions NATO's future

Politico

Gates leaves Europe with blunt talk

 

Voice of America

Gates tells NATO memners they must pay fair share

 

Reuters

Gates presses NATO allies to boost defense spending

 

Bloomberg

Gates says European Defense- spending lag risks rendering NATO irrelevant

 

Fox News

Gates blasts NATO, questions future of alliance

 

NPR

Gates blasts NATO, questions future of alliance

 

Forbes

Gates blasts NATO, questions future of alliance

 

MSNBC

'Dim', if not dismal future:Gates blasts NATO

 

Defense News

Gates laments NATO's military, political flaws

  

The Boston Globe

Gates blasts NATO, questions future of alliance

 

The Jerusalem Post

Gates: Assad's legitimacy open to questiona after killing

 

The Australian

US questions Bashar al - Assad's legitimacy after Syria 'slaughter'

 

France 24

NATO shortcomings 'could jeopardise Libya mission

 

L'Express

Gates invite les pays de l'Otan a doper leurs budgets de defense

 

Bruxelles 2

Le dernier missile de Bob à l’Europe : finie la Dolce vita aux frais de la princesse US

 

Corriere Della Sera

Gates, 'Lacune nella Nato, a rischio la missione in Libia'

 

Adnkronos

Libia: Gates, carenze militari Nato rischiano compromettere missione

 

TM news

Gates: Lacune Nato possone compromettere efficacia missione

 

Herald Sun

NATO shortcomings could hurt Libya mission 

 

Diario del web

Segretario alla Difesa ha parlato a Bruxxelles

 

ANSA

Gates, 'futuro Nato fosco senza solidi'

 

AlterNet

NATO shortcomings 'could jeopardise Libya mission'

 

Yahoo - Associated Press

Gates blasts NATO, questions future of alliance

 

Brisbane Times

NATO's Libya mission in peril, warns Gates

 

Emirates 24/7

NATO weaknesses exposed, says US defence secretary Gates

 

Defence IQ

Robert Gates issues stern warning to European partners in farewell speechµ

 

Ouest France

Sur le départ, Gates règles ses comptes avec l'OTAN

 

Donne ton avis

Lybie: l'Europe critiquée par l'Amérique

 

National Journal

What's eating Robert Gates?

 

The Christian Science Monitor

Gates: NATO's retreat from combat assignements 'unacceptable'

 

PBS news hour

After blunt warning from Gates, what's next for NATO?

 

Hürriyet

NATO hayrat degil faturayi ödeyin

 

Star

Gates'in NATO sitemleri bitmiyor

 

KM.RU

США устали быть «дойной коровой» НАТО

 

Euronews RU

Гейтс: лишь 8 из 28 стран НАТО участвуют в ливийской операции

 

Xinhua

Gates urges NATO's European allies to share more burdens