Kings College Speech of Secretary Panetta

01/31/2013
01/31/2013: Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks about the future of the transatlantic Alliance and calls for resolve in the face of a myriad of security threats facing the U.S. and Europe, and calls on European allies to help transform NATO to meet those common challenges.  In particular, the Secretary is calling…

Patriot Advanced Capability

12/08/2012
12/08/2012: Dutch, German and American service members manning the Patriot Missile System. And such capability can provide NATO with means to provide for extended defense, for example in the aid of Turkey against threats from Syria. The Netherlands has been a donor of Patriot missiles to NATO ally Turkey in…

The New European Map: Strategic Implications

09/11/2012
2012-09-11 By Harald Malmgren and Robbin Laird The Euro crisis is defining the end of a period of history.  The period since 1991 has been defined by the expansion of Europe, the consolidation of NATO, and America as the hinge that held much of the strategic map together. At the…

Turkey, Syria and the Future of NATO

07/11/2012
2012-07-11  By Richard Weitz The preoccupation with the current Turkey-Syria crisis needs to be placed in context of the evolving global situation. With much of Europe paralyzed due to the Euro crisis, and with U.S. attention drifting eastward, Turkey has the opportunity to emerge as one of NATO’s new leaders.…