Why should one ‘pay’ and ‘draw attention’ to specialization, in countering emerging threats such as international piracy?
International Piracy stands out as of prime importance to the emerging challenges that will have eventually to be dealt with by NATO member states. Member-states such as Greece hold a high interest and a high stake but also a duty to protect their national and multinational interests. Security training and ‘smart preparation’ for a ‘smart engagement’
In an international and inter-connected environment that is full of challenges and threats, in times of austerity and historical political changes, smart defense, an essence of and for Alliance unity has come forth. It is expected to be officially negotiated and presented to the upcoming NATO Summit of the 28 heads of state and government in
NATO’s new Strategic Concept adopted in Lisbon in 2010, identifies ‘partnership’ as ‘cooperative security’, being one of the 3 main policy ‘pillars’ of NATO. The stakes of such policy are high; If titled we can assume that this is the ‘outreach professional public policy orientation of NATO’, outside its traditional borders. Promotion of stability, prosperity and
Copyright Strategy InternationalAuthor:Dr. Marios P. EfthymiopoulosSo Syria’s year’s old civil war has suddenly erupted to be a major issue for the international community! Should we be happy to hear news of a sudden involvement of our community? Or should we feel awkward because of the late involvement? To make things more interesting, one may have a hard