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NATO Review: Road to 21st century security

Abstract: 
This report reviews the major security challenges the Alliance committed to address during the NATO Summit in Lisbon in 2010. Key themes include: the effects of budgetary constraints due to the global financial crisis, the effect of prolific social media on the relevancy of NATO's mission, the conflict in Afghanistan, the drug trade associated with the Taliban and Al Qaida, nuclear weapons, the creation of an "Emerging Security Challenges Division"‌ (ESCD) by NATO, terrorism, the NATO-Russia relationship, NATO-Asia relationship, the European Defense Agency, and the potential end of the "naval era."‌
Author: 
jchoi5@mit.edu
Institution: 
NATO
Year: 
2010
Input By: 
Jessica Choi
Affiliation: 
MIT
Region(s): 
Industry Focus: 
Information & Telecommunication,Internet & Cyberspace
Country: 
Belgium
Datatype(s): 
Bibliographies & Reports