Russia and China and Mongolia, oh my! Russia recently conducted its largest war games since Soviet times, in Siberia, and Chinese and Mongolian units participated. What should NATO make of this? Justin Dell argues that these exercises are probably more about Russian self-assertion in the Far East than about building a Russian-Chinese axis of autocracy.
The collapse of communism, signalled by the breakup of the USSR in 1991, was a welcome development for the democratic world. However, it did not have the potential to change the relationship between NATO and Russia as much as might have been hoped, as Justin Dell explains in this special report.
Obama’s final speech to NATO came in Warsaw 2016 after the Warsaw Summit had concluded. The speech’s length, around 12 minutes, was roughly similar to the length of Trump’s speech, but the similarities quickly end here. Despite addressing some common topics, the manner in which each President decided to address these topics draws attention to […]
Léo-Paul Jacob discusses the current tensions between NATO and Russia in the Black Sea, providing an overview of NATO’s operation ‘Tailored Forward Presence’.
Adam Johnson, the first runner in the Grade 11 & 12 category of NAOC’s 2016 high school essay competition, examines Russian aggression in Europe
Aakash Budhera, the winner of the Grade 11 & 12 category of NAOC’s 2016 high school essay competition, discusses Russian aggression in Europe and possible avenues of NATO action