Ares & Athena – Issue 16 – NATO Today – Strengthening C2 and Relationships

Just over 70 years ago, The Washington Treaty was signed by the 12 founding nations at the Departmental Auditorium of the State Department in Washington DC. The 14 articles explain the purpose of NATO, its principles and how it will react at a time of crisis. The focus on the values of individual liberty, democracy, human rights and the rule of law are its bedrock and have never been more important. These principles have been the foundation of the strength and unity of the Alliance, allowing it to successfully address the instability that threatens the Alliance, whilst maintaining peace in Europe.