Conference Proceedings 2017 – Keynote Day 2

The JAPCC Conference 2017 Conference Proceedings Keynote Day 2 Day 2’s keynote speaker outlined the challenging strategic context in which NATO was seeking to transform itself in order to maintain and bolster both its effectiveness and its relevance. In reminding the audience of the key ingredients of an effective deterrence strategy, it was highlighted that…

Conference Proceedings 2017 – Panel 2

The JAPCC Conference 2017 Conference Proceedings PANEL 2 | Political Cohesion and Decision-Making: is NATO Fit for Deterrence? Panel 2 was introduced by an academic viewpoint that NATO needs to fundamentally revise its ‘modus operandi’. In hypothesizing that NATO has no role in deterring terrorism (a view which was challenged by a subsequent military speaker),…

Conference Proceedings 2017 – Panel 3

The JAPCC Conference 2017 Conference Proceedings PANEL 3 | Deterring from the Third Dimension – NATO’s Current Capabilities Panel 3’s senior military participants, which included senior Army, Navy, and Air Force officers, provided complementary viewpoints regarding NATO’s current capability and capacity to deter. The broad themes of capability, credibility and communication were raised frequently throughout the discussion. In discussion of…

Conference Proceedings 2017 – Panel 1

The JAPCC Conference 2017 Conference Proceedings PANEL 1 | Today’s Security Challenges and Threats to NATO and Partners Panel 1 began with a variety of academic and senior military views regarding NATO’s current and future security challenges and threats. In noting that NATO must look inwards to identify and resolve internal threats as well as…

Conference Proceedings 2017 – Panel 4

The JAPCC Conference 2017 Conference Proceedings PANEL 4 | Joint Air Power: Urgent Priorities In bringing together some of the previously debated Conference themes, the Conference concluded with a briefing and discussion on the findings of a recent Study carried out by a team of distinguished academic and former senior military officials into urgent priority…

Conference Proceedings 2017 – Keynotes Day 1

The JAPCC Conference 2017 Conference Proceedings Keynotes Day 1 | Understanding Deterrence and Air Power’s Role in the Contemporary Strategic Environment Keynote speakers set the scene by stressing the complexity of the current strategic environment and the myriad challenging, often interrelated, threats that NATO faces in a 360-degree periphery. ‘NATO’s threats and challenges range from…

Conference Proceedings 2017 – Conclusions

The JAPCC Conference 2017 Conference Proceedings Conclusions When the JAPCC planned this conference, it was never our expectation that the assembled attendees would solve any or all of the perceived challenges facing NATO with regard to this topic. Rather, by providing a multinational pool of senior and respected experts from academia, the military and industry…