NATO’s New Challenge in East Asia

June 16, 2021

US President Joe Biden used the occasion of his trip to Europe for the G7 summit to attend his first NATO meeting. His influence on the meeting appeared unambiguously when a communiqué by the NATO alliance designated China’s influence on the world stage as a military challenge.  NATO...

The US President Attacks NATO

July 12, 2018

How else can one describe President Trump’s constant and pointless tirade against the Western world’s most successful and effective alliance? Former US Ambassador Gary Grappo explains. It’s not a headline anyone would ever have expected. Established to protect the recovering nations of...

New Threats and Challenges Await NATO

September 19, 2016

What role will NATO play over the course of this century? Founded shortly after World War II, the main role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was to ensure the security of Europe in front of what was considered a tangible threat of a Soviet invasion. In the aftermath of the...

NATO and the Tale of Two Summits

September 19, 2016

NATO shows it still knows how to deliver by instituting adaptation and assurance measures after the Wales and Warsaw Summits. “A refreshed alliance for troubled times,” read the headline of one of Britain’s most prominent newspapers after the completion of the Warsaw Summit in July....