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A Cyprus Settlement in 2004? Policy Implications for Turkey, NATO and the EU

Executive Summary
Summary of Conference Remarks
by Susan M. Spencer
Writer and Sr. Editor, Western Policy Center

Remarks by John Sitilides, Executive Director, Western Policy Center

Remarks by Matthew Bryza, Director for Europe and Eurasia, National Security Council
Topic: "The American Perspective"

Mr. Bryza?s remarks were off the record.


Moderator: Amb. James Williams, Former U.S. Special Coordinator for Cyprus


Bulgaria in NATO: Balkan Security and Black Sea Challenges

Summary of Conference Remarks
by Susan M. Spencer
Writer and Sr. Editor, Western Policy Center

Panel I: Balkan Security
Moderator: Janusz Bugajski,
Director, Eastern Europe Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Dr. John C. Hulsman, Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation
"After the Celebration: The Reality of Balkan Security During the Bush Administration"

Does NATO Have a Future After 9/11 and Iraq?

Professor Helga Haftendorn began by commenting on the speech by German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder at the Munich Security Conference on February 12 in which he proposed that a group of senior officials and political leaders meet to discuss the leadership of the transatlantic alliance and ways that it could relate more effectively to the European Union which is evolving to be a significant organization for European foreign and security policy. In general she supported the proposals in the Chancellor's speech and felt that the reaction by some U.S.

Explaining Dutch Reservations About NATO's 1979 Dual-Track Decision

"A mass psychotic movement washing over the country like a wave": Explaining Dutch Reservations About NATO's 1979 Dual-Track Decision


The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987

A CWIHP Document Reader compiled for the international conference "The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987" Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome, Italy, 10-12 December 2009
  • Part I: The Peace Movement
  • Part II: International Diplomacy, 1975-1979
  • Part III: International Diplomacy, 1980-1983
  • Part IV: International Diplomacy, 1984-1987

A Cyprus Settlement: Pulling NATO Into the 21st Century

May 2002 - It is hard to imagine the sheer weight and magnitude of military and geopolitical issues currently facing the Bush administration: waging the war against international terrorism, containing the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, confronting anti-Western fundamentalism in the Islamic world, and reaching out to European allies that are both at odds with the United States and restive for a new NATO mission to carry forward in the 21st century.

289. America's New Friends in the East: Does EU and NATO Expansion Promise to Re-energize the Transatlantic Alliance?

Robin Shepherd is currently a WWICS Public Policy Scholar. Most recently, he was Moscow Bureau Chief of The Times of London. The following is an abbreviated version of a presentation given by the author at an EES noon discussion on December 18, 2003. Meeting Report 289.

285. The Impact of the Emerging Role of East Europe in Iraq on NATO

Joshua B. Spero is Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Social Sciences at Fitchburg State College. Meeting Report 285.

243. NATO After September 11: New Purpose or Accelerated Atrophy?

The key question for NATO, according to Dr. Prizel, is how to maintain the alliance when the security agendas of Europe and the U.S. have begun to differ so greatly. While this divergence began with the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, we can expect to see an even greater divergence in NATO between the two entities, particularly on the issues of pan-Islamicism and NATO's relationship with Russia.

242. Roadmaps to NATO Accession: Preparing for Membership

Jeffrey Simon and Chris Donnelly addressed specific challenges facing NATO now and in the immediate future, and the impact of those problems on the enlargement process. Donnelly stressed that over the past ten years NATO has evolved from a purely defense organization into a security organization, taking on wider and larger tasks and challenges. But NATO's primary problem, and one that cannot be ignored, is that it's structure and organization have not evolved to effectively accommodate these changes.