The North Atlantic Treaty Organization recently celebrated its 70th anniversary, but was it a happy one? As well as adapting to changing threats abroad, it faces the new challenge of a critical White House, raising questions over the reliability of the United States, its largest partner. On DW's Conflict Zone, Tim Sebastian asks NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller if NATO is still providing a credible deterrent and if its dialogues with Middle East and Gulf states are human rights free.

Conflict Zone is Deutsche Welle's top political interview. Every week, our hosts Tim Sebastian and Michel Friedman are face-to-face with global decision-makers, seeking straight answers to straight questions, putting the spotlight on controversial issues and calling the powerful to account.

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