The Future of NATO:Securing the Transatlantic Alliance In Turbulent Times


Thursday, January 30, 2020 12:30 to 14:00

The Future of NATO:
Securing the Transatlantic Alliance In Turbulent Times

A Conversation with H.E. Kay Bailey Hutchison and H.E. Hans-Dieter Lucas with Opening Remarks by MEP Petras Auštrevičius

The AJC Transatlantic Institute and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation hosted Ambassadors Kay Bailey Hutchison and Hans-Dieter Lucas for a discussion on the future of the transatlantic alliance. Lithuanian MEP Petras Auštrevičius (Renew Europe, Lithuania) delivered opening remarks. Attended by over 180 guests and expertly moderated by defense journalist Teri Schultz, the discussion covered NATO’s most pressing challenges: Russia’s hybrid warfare, Iran’s destabilizing behavior, and the alliance’s internal quarrels.




Daniel Schwammenthal, AJC Transatlantic Institute Director

Thomas Ilka, Regional Director of the European Dialogue, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom


Opening Remarks

Petras Auštrevičius, Member of the European Parliament (Renew Europe - Lithuania)


Panel Discussion

H.E. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ambassador of the United States to NATO

H.E. Hans-Dieter Lucas, Ambassador of Germany to NATO

Moderator: Teri Schultz, Freelance Reporter for NPR and Deutsche Welle on NATO and EU

Date and time

Date and time

Thursday, January 30, 2020
06:30 - 08:00 EST
11:30 - 13:00 WET
12:30 - 14:00 CET
13:30 - 15:00 EET


Club De Warande | Rue Zinner 1 | 1000 Brussels