NATO 2O / 2O2O - TWENTY BOLD IDEAS TO REIMAGINE THE ALLIANCE
14 October 2020
The Center honors General Brent Scowcroft’s legacy of service and embodies his ethos of nonpartisan commitment to the cause of security, support for US leadership in cooperation with allies and partners, and dedication to the mentorship of the next generation of leaders. [...] and missile defenses and adapting exercises; built new partnerships (40 and counting, including in the Indo- At the heart of the UK’s renewed offer to NATO will be Pacific); and is playing a constructive role in countering a set of capabilities which demonstrate the value of the global pandemic by delivering personal protec- agility and speed of response, readiness, and our sta- tive equipment and. [...] Reaching new audiences the US’s Western flank, the UK and other NATO allies is a key goal of the NATO Engages Consortium, and are helping the United States respond to the grow- these scene-setting events, held on the sidelines of for- ing challenge of China. [...] The audience at the NATO Engages event in London reflected the contemporary makeup of the societ- As UK ambassador to the United States, I want to get ies the Alliance is designed to protect, with a major- across the concept that our continued strength and ity under the age of thirty. [...] As it develops, the habits of cooperation built ronment came to the fore in Europe at the outset of through the APP would create a foundation for coor- the COVID-19 outbreak, it has long engaged in more dinated planning and response to China’s traditional malign and surreptitious forms of influence opera- and non-traditional threats in Europe and Asia.