Institute for Western Affairs' Bulletin (No. 76/2011): prof. Krzysztof Malinowski 'The 2011 NATO annual report - the heralding of a new NATO?'
The NATO annual report (The Secretary's General Annual Report 2011) is the first document of this kind published on the initiative of Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, presented by him at a special press conference held on 26 January 2012 in Brussels. The report summarizes the achievements made and the challenges faced by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in 2011. The organization was evaluated on four different fronts: external operations, new security challenges, restructuring, and partnerships. In the report the Secretary General aimed at showing that the transformations of the Alliance in 2011 consisted of the implementation of a new Strategic Concept adopted at the 2010 Lisbon summit.