Has the Caucasus region created fertile ground for ISIS recruits? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres examines how dissent has led to radicalization in a complex, vulnerable region.
Although statistics are able to present data in a way that shows an event as less probable of occurring, Jayson Derow discusses why the uncertainty of time and place that accompanies ISIS’ threats should not be dismissed by Western societies.
What are the underlying divisions between states in the Black Sea region? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres explores the economic reasons for Romania and Bulgaria’s disagreements over a proposal to create a joint NATO Black Sea naval force and what it says about European integration.
What should NATO do to address a divergence in threat percetion? Marko Gombac explores the value of geographically based identitiy construction in helping the alliance stay together
Following the United Kingdom’s landmark decision to leave the European Union, Neil Siviter explores the ramifications of Brexit and how it will affect the security of the Euro-Mediterranean region.
As tensions escalate in Eastern Europe, Russia has started holding back energy supplies in response to sanctions. Carter Vance explores how an Energy Security Strategy is crucial to NATOs objectives in the region