Netherlands Chief of Defense standing for Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

Admiral Rob Bauer is in the race for the position of Chairman of the NATO Military Committee. The Netherlands government has formally nominated Bauer for the NATO position. Should he be elected, he will hand over his current position of Chief of Defense to his successor in the summer of 2021. One of the reasons for his nomination is that Bauer is known for his honest, constructive and unfettered advice. According to Bauer, that is the only way to ensure that what is politically desirable is indeed militarily attainable. His…

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