NATO Watch Observatory No.46

Quarterly newsletter focused on NATO policy-making and operational activities

In this October-December 2017 edition:


Patriot Games: misinformation, exaggeration and military exercises – This essay discusses the Russian military exercise, Zapad 2017, within the wider context of deteriorating West-Russia relations and NATO's own programme of military exercises. It concludes that a new mindset is required on both sides, but points  to a particular responsibility on the West/NATO to break out from stereotyping Russia as an aggressive and non-conformist actor in international relations.

News, Commentary & Reports: Arms Control and Disarmament; Artificial Intelligence; Climate Change; Collective Defence, Counter-Terrorism; Cyber Security and Information Warfare; Defence Budgets and Procurement; Demographic Trends and Security; Enlargement and Partnerships; History; Institutional Reform; Intelligence; Maritime Security; Military Exercises; Missile Defence; NATO Defence Ministers Meeting; NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting; NATO Parliamentary Assembly; Nuclear Weapons and North Korea; Operations and Missions; Responsibility to Protect; Russia-NATO Relations; Secretary General; Strategic Concept; Summits; Technology; Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance; Women, Peace and Security

Security News from NATO Member States |New NATO-Related Research Projects

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