Reforming NATO: The Report of the Reflection Group
Web Talk of January 26, 2021
In March 2020, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg appointed a group of experts to support his work on a forward-looking “reflection process” to further strengthen the political dimension of the alliance. Co-chaired by Former German Defense Minister Thomas de Maizière and Former US Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell, this independent group presented its report “NATO 2030: United for a New Era” on November 25. The analysis and recommendations it contains are intended to inform Allies‘ deliberations in the run-up to the 2021 NATO Leaders Meeting.
Thomas de Maizière, MP Member of the German Bundestag for the CDU/CSU; Former German Federal Minister of Defense (2011 to 2013); Former German Federal Minister of the Interior (2009 to 2011 and 2013 to 2018)
Wess Mitchell Vice Chairman of the Board, Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA); Former US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (2017 to 2019)
Siemtje Möller, MP Member of the Defense Committee, Member of the German Bundestag for the SPD
Heinrich Brauß Senior Associate Fellow, Security and Defense Program, DGAP; Former Assistant Secretary General of NATO for Defense Policy and Force Planning (2013 to 2018)
Chair: Dr. Christian Mölling Research Director, DGAP
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V.