September 02, 2014

Charting the Course

Directions for the New NATO Secretary General

By Jacob Stokes, Julianne Smith, Nora Bensahel, David W. Barno and USA (Ret.)

"Charting the Course: Directions for the New NATO Secretary General," timed in conjunction with the NATO Summit September 4-5, makes recommendations on key issues like NATO’s response to Russia and Ukraine, military capabilities, crisis management in the Middle East, and Arctic security. The authors charts a course for the next NATO secretary general, to help him set priorities early in his tenure that will guide his full term in office. They identify four sets of challenges that include both the toughest problems and the most promising opportunities for NATO.

  • Jacob Stokes

  • Julianne Smith

    Former Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program

    Julianne (“Julie”) Smith is currently a Weizsäcker Fellow at the Bosch Academy in Berlin. She is the former Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at...

  • Nora Bensahel

  • David W. Barno

  • USA (Ret.)

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