NATO Watch Observatory No.38

Monthly newsletter focused on NATO policy-making and operational activities.

In this December 2012 edition:

NATO Watch Editorial:

  • Why is NATO’s top diplomat always a European?

  • Britain’s contribution to Smart Defence: Carrier-enabled power projection

Guest Article: Enter Timmermans - Will the Dutch finally get rid of nuclear weapons?     

News, Commentary & Reports: Afghanistan-Pakistan; Arctic Security; Cyber Security; Defence Budgets, Procurement & Private Military Companies; Drones; Energy Security and Climate Change; Enlargement and Partnerships; Gender; Libya; Maritime Security and Piracy; Missile Defence; NATO Parliamentary Assembly 58th Annual Session, Prague; NATO-Russia Relations; Nuclear Weapons; Responsibility to Protect (R2P); Scottish Independence and NATO Membership; Syria Crisis; Transatlantic Cooperation; Transparency & Accountability

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