The unprovoked Russian attack on Ukraine has changed the perception of the situation in every NATO member country, says Karen Donfried. Despite some divergent views, today we see an extremely high level of unity and coherence in the Alliance.

NATO leaders in Madrid approve the most important document that will frame the security of the Western world for years to come. It regards Russia as the "most significant and immediate threat", refers to China as a "challenge" and mentions Afghanistan only once, in the context of "lessons learned".

Hundreds of thousands of people in Europe continue to live in catastrophic conditions today. They will be hardest hit by climate change. The only way forward is to improve their standard of living, and for this we need the cooperation of activists, the state and the Union.