It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building blocks for further decisions at upcoming ministerial meetings, not waiting until the next summit. The Warsaw results do not, as yet, correlate with the growth in Russia’s capacity to threaten, intimidate, or subvert the Alliance generally and its eastern—now “frontline”—member countries in particular.
Before, during, and after NATO’s summit, the Turkish government maintained silence on Romania’s initiative to establish a framework for joint naval exercises by NATO allies, riparian and non-riparian, …read more
Source: The Jamestown Foundation