NATO"s Mediterranean initiative

policy issues and dilemmas

Publisher: Rand in Santa Monica, Calif

Written in English
Cover of: NATO
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Places:

  • Mediterranean Region,
  • Mediterranean Region.

Subjects:

  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization,
  • National security -- Mediterranean Region,
  • Mediterranean Region -- Strategic aspects

Edition Notes

StatementF. Stephen Larrabee ... [et al.].
ContributionsLarrabee, F. Stephen., Rand Corporation., Italy. Ministero della difesa., Rand Corporation. National Security Research Division.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA646.55 .N366 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 107 p. ;
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL354413M
ISBN 100833026054
LC Control Number98014140

The Istanbul summit was held in Istanbul, Turkey from June 28 to J It was the 17th NATO summit in which NATO's Heads of State and Governments met to make formal decisions about security topics. In general, the summit is seen as a continuation of the transformation process that began in the Prague summit, which hoped to create a shift from a Cold War alliance against.   China is increasingly viewed by NATO as a competitor, which represents a significant shift in the alliance’s vision. It fits the general narrative that NATO has recently been excessively focused on Russia at a time when China was quietly increasing its cyber capabilities and military power around the world, particularly in the Arctic and Europe. Since August , SNMG1 has been providing ships for NATO's Operation Ocean Shield anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden. [9] On 23–25 March the group conducted a passing exercise with Carrier Strike Group Twelve, led by USS Enterprise, while carrying out Operation Active Endeavor missions in the Mediterranean Sea. [10]. News Greece says tension easing in East Med dispute with Turkey. Turkey has reduced the number of navy vessels in an area of the East Mediterranean where it disputes Greek jurisdiction over oil.

Pierre Razoux (born in ) is a writer and historian, a French Senior Civil Servant and a Doctor of Military History. He is in charge of the Mediterranean Dialogue and the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative. He studied law, history and international politics.   It has virtually turned the Mediterranean Sea into a NATO lake with the NATO Mediterranean Dialogue and the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative, while it seeks to do the same to the Black Sea and gain a strategic foothold in the Caspian Sea s: France leaves NATO Mediterranean operation over dispute with Turkey The French decision follows NATO's report on a June incident in the Mediterranean Sea between France and Turkey amid tensions between the two NATO allies over the sea and Libya. See: “The Future of NATO’s Mediterranean Initiative”, Proceeding of the International Conference Jointly organised by RAND and Centro Militaire Di Studi Strategici (CeMiSS) and co-sponsored by the NATO Office of Information and Press, 10–11 November

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is an international alliance that consists of 30 member states from North America and was established at the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty on 4 April Article Five of the treaty states that if an armed attack occurs against one of the member states, it shall be considered an attack against all members, and other members shall. Mediterranean. Expanded NATO involvement in the Mediterranean—Europe's "near abroad"—is a logical step toward a broader transatlantic secu- rity partnership. There is more support for this within the Alliance than for more ambitious models of strategy toward common security inter- ests in the Gulf, the Caspian, and elsewhere.

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InNATO launched a Mediterranean Initiative aimed at engag-ingselected nonmember states across the Mediterranean in dialogueon security issues, broadly defined. Since that time, the Initiative hasexpanded to include six Dialogue countries and has played animportant role in raising the level of attention to the Mediterraneanin the Alliance Cited by: Get this from a library.

NATO's Mediterranean initiative: policy issues and dilemmas. [F Stephen Larrabee; Rand Corporation.; Italy. Ministero della difesa.; Rand Corporation.

National Security Research Division.;] -- SinceNATO has concentrated most of its energy on enlargement to Eastern Europe and internal adaptation; the Mediterranean has received only sporadic attention. Get this from a library.

NATO's Mediterranean initiative: policy issues and dilemmas. [F Stephen Larrabee;] -- SinceNATO has concentrated most of its energy on enlargement to Eastern Europe and internal adaptation; the Mediterranean has received only. "The first examination of the importance of NATO's Mediterranean Initiative for the security and stability of the Euro-Mediterranean area, this book discusses the challenges, risks, and possible threats to NATO member states which may stem from the southern and eastern Mediterranean".

The first examination of the importance of NATO's Mediterranean Initiative for the security and stability of the Euro-Mediterranean area, this book discusses the challenges, risks, and possible threats to NATO member states which may stem from the southern and eastern Mediterranean.

The future of NATO's Mediterranean initiative: evolution and next steps | Ian O. Lesser, Rand Corporation. National Security Research Division | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The Mediterranean Dialogue's political dimension may be enhanced by increased consultations at working and Ambassadorial levels in multilateral (NATO plus seven) and bilateral (NATO plus one) formats, as well as through the organisation of ad-hoc meetings at ministerial level or even that of heads of state and government.

The first meeting of NATO and Mediterranean Dialogue countries' foreign. 17th NATO Mediterranean Dialogue Intelligence Experts’ meeting. 25 Nov. - 27 Nov. On Novemberthe 17th NATO Mediterranean Dialogue Intelligence Experts’ Meeting, co-hosted by Major General Escribano, Deputy Assistant Secretary General (DASG) for NATO’s Joint Intelligence and Security Division and Admiral Kulla of JFC Naples took place at the JFC Naples.

The successful launch of the Mediterranean Dialogue (MD) and its subsequent development has been based upon a number of principles: Non discrimination: all Mediterranean partners are offered the same basis for their cooperation with NATO.; Self-differentiation, allowing a tailored approach to the specific needs of each of our MD partner countries.

Particularly Individual. The Mediterranean Initiative thus deserves special attention in as much as it constitutes a diplomatic and political effort on NATO's part to define and mediate the relationships with countries of the 'South', most of which in this particular case are Islamic countries.

1 NATO's encounter with the South can be understood as a 'clash of. NATO's mediterraniean Initiative is acquiring new significance with canges in the strategic environment and chanes in NATO itself.

Greater attention is being devoted to. Get this from a library. The future of NATO's Mediterranean initiative: evolution and next steps. [Ian O Lesser; Rand Corporation. National Security Research Division.; RAND Europe.; Spain. Ministerio de Defensa.;] -- NATO's Mediterranean Initiative is acquiring new significance with changes in the strategic environment and changes in NATO itself.

NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue initiative: Italian positions, interests, perceptions, and the implications for Italy-US relations Abstract The Report first analyzes the origins of the Mediterranean Dialogue initiative in order to highlight the functions that it was intended to perform in the larger context of NATO.

NATO’s Mediterranean Initiative, launched at the end ofsig-naled the Alliance’s recognition of the growing importance of the se-curity challenges in the Mediterranean.

However, progress in devel-oping the initiative has been slow. Several factors have influenced the low profile adopted by NATO to-ward the Mediterranean. First, the. He successfully put the basis for a consistent upgrading of the Mediterranean Dialogue and the establishment of the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI).

His book NATO and the Middle East. The Making of a partnership (by New Academia Publishing) came out inretracing – through a personal account – all the steps of this work. SinceNATO has concentrated most of its energy on enlargement to Eastern Europe and internal adaptation; the Mediterranean has received only sporadic attention.

However, in the coming decades, the Mediterranean region is likely to become more important — real security problems may be on the Alliance's Southern periphery — in the.

Mediterranean Initiative. NATO’s expanded scope for action, its willingness to act in some cases without a UN mandate, and its emphasis on the need to enhance its power-projection capabilities could intensify concerns in the Middle East and North Africa about NATO’s purposes and objectives, stimulating fears that NATO is now.

The potential for space-based conflict has never been more apparent. Indeed some view it as inevitable, and in preparation states are adopting policies and doctrine to guide military space activities. Multinational security organizations like NATO are beginning to follow this trend as their adversaries act on intent to weaponize year, NATO took steps forward by launching a new.

Multilateral security in the Mediterranean post-Cold War: NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue and the EuroMed Partnership Astrid B. Boening ♦ I. Introduction II. Comparison of NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue with the EuroMed Partnership A.

Who are the Actors and Structures 1. NATO’s Mediterranean Initiative (the “Dialogue”) 2. The Mediterranean Dialogue, first launched inis a forum of cooperation between NATO and seven countries of the stated aim is "to create good relations and better mutual understanding and confidence throughout the region, promoting regional security and stability and explaining NATO's policies and goals.".

The increasing prominence of NATO's Mediterranean initiative suggests a greater degree of unity and coherence than actually exists. It is not at all certain that the goal of the dialogue should be the promotion of regional security premised primarily on broad-based military and strategic cooperation--in fact, security has a different meaning for each state.

NATO marks fifteenth anniversary of Istanbul Cooperation Initiative in visit to Kuwait (16 December ) NATO and the Republic of Korea sign new partnership programme (21 November ) NATO and Kuwait move their long-standing partnership forward (14 November ). CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Italy-US relations The Report first analyzes the origins of the Mediterranean Dialogue initiative in order to highlight the functions that it was intended to perform in the larger context of NATO’s policies.

Reducing misunderstanding and improving the overall climate of relations between the two shores of the. COLOGNE, Germany — The first of five new NATO surveillance drones began test flights over the Mediterranean Sea this month, nudging the alliance toward a new capability meant to relieve the.

The Four Thirties initiative, he added, signifies a step in the right direction because it puts NATO back in a pre, pre-fall of the Berlin Wall mindset, focused on high-intensity combat. InNATO launched a Mediterranean Initiative aimed at engaging selected nonmember states across the Mediterranean in dialogue on security issues, broadly defined.

Since that time, the Initiative has expanded to include six Dialogue countries and has played an important role in raising the level of attention to the Mediterranean in the Alliance as a whole. Over the last 5 years, NATO has made huge strides to defend and deter against Russia in Europe’s northeast, but its work in Europe’s south continues to fall short.

To help reinvigorate NATO's southern strategy, the Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted a panel discussion on its new report, which argues that NATO's south is not just about projecting stability, but also defense. NATO's Mediterranean Initiative is acquiring new significance with changes in the strategic environment and changes in NATO itself.

Greater attention is being devoted to developments on the southern periphery of the Alliance. Members of the NATO Dialogue will have a shared stake in addressing new security challenges, many of which.

NATO elevates Mediterranean Dialogue to a genuine partnership, launches Istanbul Cooperation Initiative Meeting in Istanbul, NATO leaders decided to elevate the Alliance’s Mediterranean Dialogue. NATO's recent Mediterranean initiative represents an important step in the right direction although there is as yet no clear consensus on the content or ultimate aim of this initiative.

NATO enlargement to the East should remain a top priority but it needs to be complemented by a greater outreach to the South if these new challenges are to be. NATO’s Return to Europe: Engaging Ukraine, Russia, and Beyond ed. Rebecca R. Moore and Damon Coletta.

Georgetown University Press, Rebecca R. Moore continues to explore NATO’s purpose with NATO’s Return to Europe: Engaging Ukraine, Russia and Beyond, edited with Damon years after Moore edited a previous work on the subject (NATO: In Search of a .Hence, NATO’s Mediterranean Initiative, which is also known as NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue has been established.

At their meeting in DecemberNATO Foreign Ministers declared the release of contacts, on a case-by-case basis, with non-member Mediterranean states. In February.During the gathering, which included “Ambassadors from all of [NATO’s] member countries .including the head of NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue and Istanbul Co-operation Initiative Nicola de Santis,” it was announced that “Bahrain is on the verge of signing a security agreement with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.