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Ambassador Lute’s Remarks at Friends of Europe on NATO’s Readiness Action Plan

Speakers: Douglas E. Lute, U.S. Ambassador to NATO Marjanne de Kwaasteniet, Dutch Ambassador to NATO Karl Heinz Kamp, Federal Academy for Security Policy, Germany Moderator:  Ladies and gentlemen, good evening.  Welcome to Friends of Europe and welcome to this evening’s discussion of the NATO spearhead.  My name is Giles Merritt.  I’m the Secretary General of ...
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NATO Ballistic Missile Defense Capabilities

April 17, 2015 Ambassador Douglas Lute, Op-Ed This month, the United States will deliver a 9,000-ton boost to the ballistic missile defense (BMD) capabilities of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). With the arrival of the USS Porter, the third U.S. BMD-capable Aegis ship to be home-ported in Spain, the U.S. continues to meet its ...
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From Wales to Warsaw: NATO’s Readiness Action Plan

Article in The Council of American Ambassadors Douglas Lute March 20, 2015 At the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit in Wales on September 4-5, 2014, NATO leaders were clear about the security challenges on the Alliance’s borders. In the East, Russia’s actions threaten our vision of a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace. On the Alliance’s southeastern ...
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