Frequently Asked Questions

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What is NATO Watch?

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faq_view.jpg NATO Watch is a private company registered in Scotland, limited by guarantee and constituted to work in the public interest.

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Are You Pro or Anti NATO?

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Think-tanks are supposed to have a ‘big idea’ – what’s NATO Watch’s?

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big_idea.jpgNATO Watch is seeking to encourage NATO to become more open, transparent and accountable to the 890 million citizens that live within its member states.

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Why is independent monitoring of NATO needed?

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monitoring.jpgThere is a democratic deficit at the heart of NATO.

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How big a cross-section of public opinion do you represent?

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public.jpgWe don’t claim to speak on behalf of others – and certainly not the 890 million citizens that live within NATO’s borders – but to draw public attention to alternative voices for cha

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I am a journalist or researcher, what can you offer me?

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research.jpgSpecialist knowledge and access to expertise and resources about NATO in the public sphere – in a way that understands your agenda and the pressure you are working under.

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What makes this site unique?

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unique.jpgMore rigorous and comprehensive policy analysis: Most security think tanks have one or two experts with an interest in NATO.

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What gaps does NATO Watch fill?

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gap.jpgThree forces broadly shape NATO policy:
- an integrated military bureaucracy similar in many ways to that of most states;

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Where do you source your analysis, information and expertise?

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communism.jpgNATO Watch founding director Ian Davis has an established track record in working within the ‘peace and security’ think-tank world, the media, politics and public life.

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2009

What is your benchmark of success?

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benchmark.jpgOur standard for pilot success is to demonstrate the feasibility of the concept and the potential for impact.