Strategic Concept

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NATO's "Strategic Concept" is its core mission statement, and the current 1999 version predates the 9/11 attacks on the United States and the sending of NATO forces to Afghanistan. The 60th Anniversary NATO Summit held in Strasbourg/Kehl in April 2009 launched the process that will lead to a new NATO Strategic Concept in late 2010 or early 2011. This is a summary list of all the content in the site categorised within the Strategic Concept policy area. Also see and comment on NATO Watch’s Citizens Declaration of Alliance Security.


The Shadow NATO Summit: Options for NATO - pressing the reset button on the strategic concept

This inaugural Shadow NATO Summit took place in Brussels on 31 March - 1 April 2009 to coincide with NATO's 60th Anniversary Summit.


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