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NATO Publications

A list of publications from NATO and NATO Bodies. Here you will find information about a a variety of sources, ranging from the secretary Generals Annual Report, to Law publications, Cyber and AI, and gender perspectives. 

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Secretary General Annual Report

NATO Secretary General Annual Report

On 31 March 2022, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg released his Annual Report for 2021. It covers NATO's work and achievements throughout the year, including the Brussels Summit and the NATO 2030 decisions to make the Alliance stronger for the future, NATO cooperation with Ukraine, as well as the findings of NATO's annual Alliance-wide polling.

NATO 2022 Strategic Concept Cover

NATO 2022 Strategic Concept

The 2022 Strategic Concept was adopted at the Madrid Summit, 29-30 June 2022. Learn more about NATO’s enduring purpose and its fundamental security tasks.

Strategic Shifts and NATO's new Strategic Concept by the NATO Defense College

Strategic Shifts and NATO's new Strategic Concept by the NATO Defense College

The NATO Defense College’s Research Division emphasizes the systemic shifts occurring in the Alliance’s broader strategic landscape and highlights the need for NATO’s new strategy to reflect them in full. The 2022 Strategic Concept must provide guidance to navigate the complexity xvi Strategic Shifts and NATO’s new Strategic Concept of the current security environment and prepare the Alliance for a more contested and competitive world.

Attributing Information Influence Operations: Identifying those Responsible for Malicious Behaviour Online

In this joint report from the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence and the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats, James Pamment and Victoria Smith provide a solid base for further discussion on the attribution of information influence operations, as part of an overall effort between our two Centres of Excellence to improve the theory and practice of attribution. This paper aims to improve the ability of practitioners to collect and analyse evidence in support of the attribution process. 

When 5G meets AI: Next Generation of Communication and Information Sharing

In recent years, both 5G and AI have received considerable attention. However, there has been little focus on the complexities presented by AI and 5G operating together in the context of communications and information operations.  This paper examines the ways in which 5G-enabled applications alter the realm of communications and briefly identifies implications 5G can have for democracy and political life in general. Finally, it outlines broader systemic threats and negative impacts of 5G rollout on political participation.

Everywhere Rapidly - Issue 33 Summer 2022

Everywhere Rapidly is the authorized official publication of the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps, Italy. This edition of the Magazine is dedicated to the outcomes of the recent Multi Domain Operations seminar. We hosted experts from NATO, Academia and Industry to share our perspectives and establish a common ground as we explore what MDOs mean to us, as a Corps HQ, particularly in view of our role of Joint Task Force HQ for Smaller Joint Operations (Land Heavy). 

Gender in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism : Data, Analysis, and Responses

A Workshop Report by the NATO Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism. COE-DAT conducted its third workshop to address three gendered CT topics of importance to NATO and the wider CT policy makers. The results of this workshop report provides policy makers with recommendations concerning gender and counterterrorism. Furthermore, conclusions and key findings of this workshop report are intended to initiate further discussions by enhancing links between academia and NATO military, in order to identify the best methods, strategies, and national responses on CT.