The years 2014-15 were a watershed for European security. The hope that NATO could enjoy a strategic pause and peace dividend after the end of its operation in Afghanistan has been dashed, as direct threats to the alliance have emerged at the Eastern and Southern flanks. Whether NATO manages to find an effective response to this situation will have important repercussions for the long-term value of Australiaâ€™s partnership with NATO, for the fight against the Islamic State (IS) and for US global leadership.
|Place of Publication||Canberra Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|