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Speaker(s): Ambassador Victoria Nuland
Chair: Professor Lord William Wallace
Recorded on 25 February 2008 in Shaw Library, Old Building.
Bringing the transatlantic relationship into the 21st Century requires a stronger NATO, a stronger European Union and a stronger relationship between them. NATO continues to contribute to global security and peace in vital operations in Afghanistan, Kosovo and the Mediterranean, and to serve as a consultative forum for issues important to North American and European allies, while also transforming to meet the challenges of this century. Meeting these objectives requires closer cooperation with a strong and active European Union, as well as with other transatlantic and international actors. Ambassador Victoria Nuland is the US Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).