Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 10/2014

Five Long-Term Challenges for NATO beyond the Ukraine Crisis

Karl-Heinz Kamp

July 2014

NATO Defense College


Moscow's aggression against Ukraine has truly been a "game changer" for the Atlantic Alliance. Its implications for NATO's further evolution can hardly be over-estimated and after the likely shoot-down of a Malaysian civil aircraft over Ukrainian territory, controlled by pro-Russian rebels, the situation is even more unpredictable.