Op-ed in Berlingske – U.S. Ambassador: Denmark must rectify the serious short comings in its armed forces 

  Carla Sands, US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark   A translated version of this appeared in Berlingske on November 30, 2020   NATO is the greatest collective security organization in the history of the world. For the last seven decades, NATO has kept the peace to defend our people and our way of life.   One reason our transatlantic ...
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Sharing the Burden – The Importance of Having Adequate Defense Spending for a Credible Defense

In 2014, all NATO members agreed to work towards spending 2% of their GDP on defense by 2024. Therefore, the U.S. is asking Denmark and other NATO allies to come up with credible plans to improve defense capabilities. Unfortunately, many NATO countries, including Denmark fall short of this target. On this page we have compiled ...
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No More Time to Waste – Denmark and Europe Must Address Uncomfortable Defense Realities

By U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, Carla H. Sands Published on December 6, 2018, in Politiken. Read in Danish The partnership between the United States and Denmark is among the strongest in the world.  For over seven decades we have relied upon each other with the surety of friendship and a shared worldview. Our nations have long believed in ...
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