Complacency is a lethal error in strategy-making and warfare. As Russia has learned in Ukraine, overestimating your capabilities and underestimating your enemy can lead to failure. NATO cannot take its own continued strategic success for granted. By Dr. Kestutis Paulauskas NATO’s 2022 Strategic Concept – the Alliance’s guiding policy documentContinue Reading

Upcoming in ICSVE’s Police Responses to Terrorism and Violent Extremism multi-media training series are six modules delivered virtually in two-hour sessions starting Monday, March 4th continuing daily through Friday March 8th starting at 11 am EST ending at 1 pm EST. ICSVE researchers have spent the last 20 years interviewingContinue Reading

At the invitation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the North Atlantic Council (NAC), chaired by NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană, will visit Sarajevo on 1 and 2 February 2024. On 1 February 2024, the Deputy Secretary General and NATO Ambassadors will meet the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). AContinue Reading

‘Throughout the decades of cold war, the Arctic was in many ways a different landscape that was protected from international tension,’ says Marius Nyquist Pedersen in a new report from Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI). A Warming Arctic in a Cold War– consequences of climate change for Norwegian security inContinue Reading

UK surveillance specialist Chess Dynamics’ vehicle surveillance system, Hawkeye MMP, has demonstrated a world-leading electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) performance as part of the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency’s (NDMA) Observation Targeting and Surveillance Systems (OTAS) project. In meeting stringent requirements set by the NDMA, Hawkeye MMP has demonstrated its ability to meetContinue Reading

In light of the illegal, dangerous, and destabilizing Iranian-backed Houthi attacks against U.S. and international vessels and commercial vessels from many countries lawfully transiting the Red Sea, today the militaries of the United States and the United Kingdom, with support from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, and the Netherlands, conducted strikes againstContinue Reading

NATO’s Support and Procurement Agency will support a coalition of Allies, including Germany, the Netherlands, Romania and Spain to procure up to 1,000 Patriot missiles to strengthen their air defences amid Russia’s war against Ukraine. The contract will expand the European production of the missiles, enhancing supply and ensuring theContinue Reading

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (29 November 2023) for the first meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Council at the level of foreign ministers. Photo: Left to right: Dmytro Kuleba (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine) with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg MrContinue Reading