Security prospects in the High North
A seminar will be organized jointly by NATO and the Government of Iceland, in cooperation with the NATO Defense College in Reykjavik, Iceland on 28 and 29 January 2009.
Operation Red Dagger helps restore hope in Helmand
Together with ISAF, the Afghan National Security Forces have successfully conducted the first phases of Operation Red Dagger to provide better security to Lashkar Gah and its surroundings following the attacks on October 11, 2008. The conditions have been set for Voter Registration early this year and the execution of the Counter Narcotics plan by the Civil Military Mission in Helmand.
8-12 Dec. 2008
First disaster coordination exercise in Kosovo
It is with a catastrophic scenario of a powerful earthquake hitting northern Kosovo that the Multinational Task Force North ran a major security simulation from 8 to 12 December 2008. A first in the Kosovar landscape, the seminar gathered civil and military representatives to elaborate common procedures in case of a major disaster.
19 Dec. 2008
NATO presents 60 years of Alliance history
On 19 December, NATO launched its 60th anniversary web site featuring videos, documents, and images from NATO's past. Among other activities, site visitors may browse photos of women soldiers from the 1950s, watch videos celebrating early NATO Allies, and attend the lectures of NATO's Jamie Shea, who holds forth on Alliance history in his own online classroom.
19 Dec. 2008
NATO Review latest edition
The latest edition of the NATO Review looks at Partnerships and the way they are evolving. Is partnership still enough for Finland, where a debate on full NATO membership has been taking place since the events of the summer? Do the Gulf States need something more than the partnership they already have? Could China be interested in a future link up with NATO? And how do partnerships give practical benefits? Montenegro's Defence Minister gives a few examples.