- NATO faces both an old danger to the east and a new danger to the west
- Shaheen: The cornerstone institutions of our alliance have, nonetheless, shown that they can take a punch
Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, is a United States senator for New Hampshire and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Europe. The opinions expressed in this article belong to the author.
(CNN)Europe has been battered by Brexit, terrorist attacks, Russian aggression, the migrant crisis, and uneven economic performance. The two most important institutions undergirding European stability -- NATO and the European Union -- confront grave threats.