NATO Watch Observatory No.53

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

In this edition (February – May 2020):

NATO Watch Essay:

Dear NATO Secretary General: A post-pandemic world requires the elimination of nuclear weapons. Siding with US-hawks on this issue is an abrogation of leadership

News, Commentary & Reports: Arctic Security; Arms Control and Disarmament: US announces withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty; Climate Change; Collective Defence; COVID-19: NATO’s response; Cyber Security, Information Warfare and Hybrid Threats; Defence Budgets, Procurement and Burden Sharing; Enlargement and Partnerships; History; Maritime Security; Military Exercises; Munich Security Conference; NATO Defence Ministers Meetings (February and April); NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting (April); NATO Military Committee; NATO Parliamentary Assembly; NATO Secretary General’s Annual Report 2019; Nuclear Weapons; Operations and Missions; President Trump, the Transatlantic Bond and the NATO Reflection Group; Russia-NATO Relations; Space Policy; Women, Peace and Security

Security News from NATO Member States:  Belgium, Bulgaria; Canada; Estonia; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Montenegro; North Macedonia; Poland; Slovakia; Spain; Turkey; UK; USA

NATO Watch is a not-for-profit, independent information service, which works to promote public awareness and foster debate on the role of NATO in public life. It advocates for more openness, transparency and accountability within the alliance.

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