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Call for Papers - NATO: Past and Present

Yalta European Strategy Meeting: Lurking Uncertainty in the Midst of “Next Generation of Everything”


NATO and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: A Conversation with Clare Hutchinson

The nexus of women, peace, and security is gaining notice worldwide as a critical dynamic in international security policy. As this conversation continues, key international organizations, including NATO, are placing greater emphasis on integrating gender considerations in the execution of international military and diplomatic actions.

East-Central Europe’s “Galactic” Imagining of Post-Soviet Security

Many politicians, diplomats, and analysts in East-Central Europe imagine their region as being divided into two planets, one with EU and NATO member countries, the second with all the rest. This reflexive view leads to widespread denial of some plain geographic facts about, and the resulting security challenges for, NATO’s eastern member states. The surprisingly common “galactic” misperception of European geopolitics is a major reason for the continuing persistence of the post-Soviet institutional gray zone between Russia and the West.

Advisory Board Member Kay Bailey Hutchison Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to NATO

The Mexico Institute of the Wilson Center is pleased to congratulate the Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison on her confirmation as U.S. Ambassador to NATO. In this role, Hutchison will represent the United States at NATO headquarters in Belgium. 

NATO and Russia: The Quest for Mutual Deterrence

The present-day security environment in Europe is characterized by distrust between Russia and the NATO alliance. Each side has chosen to invest in deterrence against the other, but are these efforts having their desired effect? Is stable deterrence even possible in Europe today? The discussion focused on deterrence dynamics and the relevance of Cold War concepts in the contemporary European context.