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Bret Schafer is the recipient of this year's award.

The planting of false stories is nothing new; the Soviet Union devoted considerable resources to that during the ideological battles of the Cold War. Now, though, disinformation is regarded as an important aspect of Russian military doctrine, and it is being directed at political debates in target countries with far greater sophistication and volume than in the past.

Romania hosts NATO exercise in a virtual world

NATO is experimenting with virtual reality to bridge the gap between field and table-top exercises.

Recent comments by Donald Trump in the New York Times should and will frighten Americans and our allies around the world. In response to questions about the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) the Republican nominee suggested that he would abandon our friends and fail to protect our allies if they didn’t pay a high enough price. 

Tara D. Sonenshine on Trump's foreign policy.

      Assistant Secretary Nuland Participates in the NATO-Georgia Commission Foreign Ministers Meeting (28071842412).jpg More details U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Toria Nuland represents the United States on July 8, 2016, during a NATO-Georgia Commission Foreign Ministers meeting held on the sidelines of the NATO Summit - attended by President Obama and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland. [State Department Photo/Public Domain

NATO's Barbora Maronkova on the recent Summit in Warsaw.

On July 8-9, 2016, some of the world’s most powerful heads of state, as well as their foreign and defense ministers, gathered in Warsaw for the NATO Summit. NATO summits, convened every year or two, represent important public diplomacy opportunities for the Alliance. During these summits, NATO nations and partners meet in order to produce a communiqué, which outlines the Alliance’s priorities and initiatives. 

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