- failed states
- health threats - a pandemic
- nuclear proliferation
- energy insecurity
- climate change
NATO is "not simply a military organisation ... and is no longer even its main business". Robertson argued that NATO has a key role to play, if we are prepared to recognise the imperative of new multilateralism.He pointed out the main challenges to NATO
- Enlargement - should we put up the "No vacancies" sign - "Russians need not apply"?
- Capabilities - are we able to deal with reconstruction after a conflict?
- Political Will - are we prepared to stress the importance of NATO and of NATO's missions?