NATO will modernise Command Structure. How (un)important is it?

NATO plans to etablish new command centers in U.S. and Germany. In your opinion, now necessary (or unnecessary?) is this step, will is help NATO to be more flexible, adaptable? Read few comments.

Press conference by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg ahead of the meetings of NATO Defence Ministers on 14-15 February at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. Credit:

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EU defense cooperation: How will/should be PESCO used?

This is still just a beginning for PESCO, but in your opinion how should be PESCO used, what would you perceive as a success and what would be a failure? Read few comments.

Military exercise at the Zaragoza Air Base. Credit: European Union, 2017

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Zapad 2017: What are Russia’s strategic objectives

Read few comments. Russian-Belarusian military exercise  Zapad-2017 takes place from September 14.
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What can Georgia expect from the US under President Trump?

On one hand US Vice President Mike Pence recently visited Georgia, on the other hand we have quite unpredictable Donald Trump in the White House. What would you say Georgia could expect from the US, do you think Georgia should somehow change, adjust its policies towards the US (the West)? Read few comments.

Exercise Noble Partner: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks before a crowd of U.S. Soldiers and Georgian soldiers. Credit:, Sgt. Shiloh Capers

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Terrorism , defense budgets… What to expect from NATO meeting (with Trump)?

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Turkey referendum: What’s next for Turkey-NATO, Turkey-EU relations?

What kind of impact from the referendum do you expect on the NATO-Turkey, EU-Turkey relations? Read few comments.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO. Credit:

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NATO-Russia Council meets again, but the progress is little

Last meeting of NATO-Russia Council took place in December 2016 and today there is another one. So it seems at least the frequency of those meeting is higher. How do you read this, is something changing in NATO-Russia relations or not much, and why?  Read few comments.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Credit:

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