NATO-EU, Defence Economy, New Threats
Reinventing NATO: Does the Alliance reflect the changing nature of transatlantic security?
Tuesday 24 May, Brussels
09:00 - 16:00
The question marks over NATO’s future date right back to the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall, yet the alliance’s credibility with the public has not waned very much, either in its long-time member countries or in the former communist states that have flocked to join. How deep should any future reforms of NATO penetrate? Does NATO suffer from real shortcomings, or are its problems more of image and perception? With a growing role in confronting international terrorism, how far will NATO’s reach stretch? Can it play a significant role in Middle Eastern or Central Asian security?