Just two weeks after the United Kingdom’s historic vote to the leave the European Union (EU), Heads of State and Government of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) convened in Poland for the 2016 Warsaw Summit. NATO currently faces an array of challenges emanating from its surrounding neighborhoods, and the Alliance agreed to various measures meant to quell members’ concerns about their own security, and to signal strength and resolve amidst challenging times. But throughout the Summit, the issue dominating many bi-lateral and multi-lateral conversations was the impact that Brexit would have on the future of European security. Perhaps the most important deliverable from the Summit in this regard was a joint declaration on increased EU-NATO cooperation.
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