RUSI JournalVolume 159Issue 3members only

Back to the Future in Wales

NATO’s forthcoming Wales Summit marks its first gathering since the end of the post-Cold War era

The NATO summit in Wales will be one of the most important since the Cold War ended – the first such summit after what is, undeniably, the end of the post-Cold War era. The goals of transitioning Afghanistan operations, preparing NATO for future challenges, and cementing the transatlantic bond have all been lent urgency by the crisis in Ukraine and the collapse of positive relations with Russia. James Bergeron explores where NATO has been on its twenty-five-year journey

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