Over the past few months, Turkey has experienced a significant number of unauthorized incursions into its territory by Russian military crafts. Khalid Mahdi analyzes the implications of these overflights against the backdrop of both the Syrian conflict and NATO-Russian relations.
Airbases, Arctic warfare troops, and air-defence systems. Aleksi Korpela maps out Russia’s militarization of the Arctic from Pechenga to Wrangel Island.
NATO finds itself in a political tinder box. In late November, for the first time in fifty years, an Allied country shot down a Russian fighter jet, setting off a spate of accusations and sanctions between Turkey and Russia. Russia’s President Putin was quick to implement retaliatory economic sanctions and to publically accuse Turkey of […]