The Shadow NATO Summit III: Presentations and Other Materials

Read presentations (attached below as pdf files) and related material by panelists at the Shadow NATO Summit III, Washington DC, 14-15 May (Posted as received.)  

Please note, the views expressed are those of the authors only, and do not necessarily represent those of the institutions that organized the conference.

Shaping the Next Phase of the Afghan Transition”, by Dr. Ann Jones (Writer, Kabul in Winter and War Is Not Over When It’s Over).
"Remarks on NATO’s intervention in Libya", by Amb. Nancy Soderberg (President, Connect U.S. Fund; former Senior Deputy National Security Advisor and Ambassador to the United Nations during the Balkan and Rwandan genocides).
"NATO and the Iranian Conundrum”, by Dr. Jean-Loup Samaan (NATO Defense College).
NATO & Cyber Conflict: Background & Challenges”, by Dr. Sean Lawson (Asst. Prof., Communication, University of Utah).
The Pentagon’s Obesity Problem”, by John Feffer (Co-Director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies). Published later for an op-ed in the German newspaper Die Tageszeitung, May 21.
"Remarks on NATO’s Deterrence and Defense Posture Review", by Anita Friedt (Director, Office of Policy and Regional Affairs, U.S. State Department).
"Missile Defense in Europe: Cooperation or Contention?” by Amb. Steve Pifer (Director of the Arms Control Initiative, Brookings Institution). This article was written for, and appears on the website of, the Brookings Institution.
"Remarks on the Future of U.S. Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Europe", by Harry Heintzelman IV (Deputy Director of the Office of Euro Atlantic Security Affairs, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, U.S. State Department).
"Resetting the Reset Button with Russia: Toward a Euro-Atlantic Confederation”, by Dr. Hall Gardner (Prof. and Chair, Dept. of Comparative and International Politics, The American University of Paris).
"NATO transformation is not possible by the old methods", by Dr Ian Davis, Director NATO Watch
[photo: Dr. Ian Davis, David Shaman, Michael Stopford, and Antonella Cerasino assess whether NATO is transparent enough and discuss how to make intergovernmental institutions more accountable]