With NATO celebrating 75 years since its founding, Alliance members will gather in Washington, DC, on July 9-11, for a historic summit. Two of the key issues on the agenda will be addressing the acute threats emanating from the Black Sea region and adopting a strategic approach toward the Middle East and Africa. MEI’s four-part special series, “Shoring up NATO’s Vulnerable Flanks,” aims to help shape these twin consequential debates that will occupy the Alliance ahead of the Washington Summit and beyond.


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