The future of NATO's partnerships

29 January 2014 In anticipation of the upcoming NATO summit in September, this event focused on the critical role that NATO’s diverse partnerships play for the alliance today. The speakers assessed the development and role of these partnerships, as well as the advantages they bring to both NATO and partner countries. Finally, they explored key issues confronting NATO as it considers the future role of its partnerships.
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Op-eds/Guest contributions

Will NATO turn its commitment in Central and Eastern Europe to action?
Turning NATO’s Wales declaration into facts on the ground in Central and Eastern European states would not only strengthen their security; it would also greatly benefit the Alliance as a whole.
EU foreign policy credibility: Commission must engage with Mogherini’s team

The new EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will start her term with a full inbox, with the Ukraine conflict, developments in Syria and Libya, to name a few.

Europe is Killing NATO
A Canadian one-time Prime Minister once said that, “NATO heads of state and of government meet only to go through the tedious motions of reading speeches, drafted by others, with the principal objective of not rocking the boat”.

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A group of hackers by the name of ‘Cyber Berkut’, in reference to riot police deployed during the Kiev protests, attacked several NATO websites on Saturday and temporarily rendered them inaccessible, according to Defence Talk.

Sanctions, asset freezes and travel bans have been slapped on 21 individuals in both Russia and Crimea following a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels.