The Shadow NATO Summit IV - Summary Report

Original publication date

NATO’s 360-degree approach to deterrence and collective defence: over-stretched and under-powered?

9 July 2018

War Studies Meeting Room, King’s College London

By Amelia Morgan

On 9 July 2018, the British American Security Information Council, the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security at the University of Birmingham, NATO Watch, and King’s College London hosted a conference to discuss the most pressing challenges facing NATO as it approached its upcoming summit in Brussels. The conference was convened to discuss an overarching question: ‘Is NATO’s 360-degree approach to deterrence and collective defence over-stretched and under-powered?’ In an increasingly complex and unstable geopolitical environment and with a myriad of internal challenges threatening NATO cohesion, this was a timely and important opportunity to review the alliance’s trajectory.

See the Summary Report attached.