10 Mar '18, 8am

NATO

NATO

In 1995, the Alliance published the results of a Study on NATO Enlargement that considered the merits of admitting new members and how they should be brought in. It concluded that the end of the Cold War provided a unique opportunity to build improved security in the entire Euro-Atlantic area and that NATO enlargement would contribute to enhanced stability and security for all. It would do so, the Study further concluded, by encouraging and supporting democratic reforms, including the establishment of civilian and democratic control over military forces; fostering patterns and habits of cooperation, consultation and consensus-building characteristic of relations among members of the Alliance; and promoting good-neighbourly relations. It would increase transparency in defence planning and military budgets, thereby reinforcing confidence among states, and would reinforce the...

Full article: https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/topics_49212.htm

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defensenews.com 10 Mar '18, 4pm

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nato.int 18 Mar '18, 7pm

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nato.int 19 Mar '18, 1pm

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defensenews.com 13 Mar '18, 3pm

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defensenews.com 15 Mar '18, 7pm

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nato.int 15 Mar '18, 12pm

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