Secretary Hagel on NATO Expansion
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel talked about NATO expansion and European security following the Cold War. He called on NATO allies to… read more
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel talked about NATO expansion and European security following the Cold War. He called on NATO allies to increase their defense spending, saying the U.S. spends three times what other allies do. Following his speech he responded to questions from the audience. He was introduced by Wilson Center president and former Representative Jane Harman.
Secretary Hagel spoke at a Wilson Center event titled, “Into the Fold or Out in the Cold? NATO Expansion and European Security after the Cold War.” The event honored the 20th anniversary of the Brussels Summit, which marked the beginning of NATO’s post-Cold War expansion. close
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