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Mr. Sarwar A. Kashmeri is a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s International Security Program and a Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association. He is recognized on both sides of the Atlantic as a specialist and commentator on transatlantic relations. Mr. Kashmeri speaks frequently before business, foreign policy, and military audiences and is a commenta-tor on Vermont Public Radio. At the Atlantic Council he initiated and hosts the popular New Atlanticist Podcast Series—conversations with global leaders on globalization, international-business, and foreign policy. He teaches an annual course on American foreign policy at the Institute for Lifelong Education at Dartmouth College (ILEAD). Mr. Kashmeri is the author of NATO 2.0: Reboot or Delete? (Potomac, March 2011) and America and Europe After 9/11 and Iraq: The Great Divide (3rd Ed., Potomac, September 2008). He has written numerous opinion pieces on transatlantic issues and chaired business and public policy panels. Mr. Kashmeri earned a BS in aerospace engineering and an MS in engineering from Saint Louis University, where he also taught on the faculty.
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Authored by Mr. Sarwar A. Kashmeri.
The author concludes that NATO is increasingly dysfunctional. Unless it is grafted in a supporting role to the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP), NATO will soon become irrelevant to transatlantic security needs.