Much like in the rest of Europe, the 22nd Nato summit has been dominating the news agenda in Portugal – but not just because of the alliance’s new Strategic Concept, nor the likely announcements on missile defence and Afghanistan.

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Much like in the rest of Europe, the 22nd Nato summit has been dominating the news agenda in Portugal – but not just because of the alliance’s new Strategic Concept, nor the likely announcements on missile defence and Afghanistan. For Lisbon, where the summit begins today and which precedes additional EU-US, ISAF and Nato-Russia summits, the logistical annoyances and extra costs have regularly been making headlines.

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