Role of Operations Research and Operational Analysis in NATO

Dr. Altan Özkil – Director, Defence Applications and Research Center, Deputy Director of Civil Aviation School Turkish Panel Member, NATO STO SAS Panel of  Atılım University, Ankara

Issue 71

NATO Summit 2016 was held in Warsaw Poland on 8-9 July 2016. The world is getting more volatile and dangerous in recent years. For this reason, there was a need for NATO to review the security of the North Atlantic Alliance and adopt itself to the new security environment. Three main tasks: collective defense, crisis management and cooperative security still needed to be fulfilled by NATO Nations. NATO leaders made important key decisions to protect citizens of The Alliance and project stability beyond NATO’s borders . These strategic decisions are: 

To Enhance NATO’s military presence in the eastern part of the Alliance,