NATO Watch Observatory No.56

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

In this edition (January-May 2021):

NATO Watch Essay:

NATO’s emerging approach to autonomous weapons: lessons from the capture of missile defence policy by the military industrial complex

News, Commentary & Reports: Arctic Security; Autonomous warfare and Artificial Intelligence; Arms Control and Disarmament: Open Skies Treaty and New START; Belarus Crisis; China-NATO relations; Climate Change; Collective Defence; COVID-19 and Resilience; Cyber Security, Information Warfare and Hybrid Threats; Defence Budgets, Procurement and Burden Sharing; Energy Security; Enlargement and Partnerships; Human Security and NATO; Intra-NATO conflict in Eastern Mediterranean; Maritime Security; Military Exercises; Missile Defence; NATO 2030 Reflection Group; NATO Defence Ministers Meeting – February 2021; NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting – March 2021; NATO Military Committee; NATO Parliamentary Assembly; NATO Summit; Nuclear Weapons; Operations and Missions; Russia-NATO Relations; Secretary General’s Annual Report 2020; Special Forces; Space Policy; Transatlantic Cooperation; Transparency and Accountability; Women, Peace and Security

Security News from NATO Member States:  Belgium; Bulgaria; Canada; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; France; Germany; Greece; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; North Macedonia; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Turkey; UK; USA

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