In September, Russia will hold an important military exercise next to the Baltic states. In order to ensure the security of the latter, NATO must enhance its presence in the region.
To honour LGBT month, the turbulent experiences of identifying service men and women are acknowledged, while the paranoia surrounding their service are debunked. The accession of prospective nations into the Alliance raises the question of whether the LGBT inclusion status of a nation is a factor worth considering for membership. And if it should be, can religious affiliation influence the security and defence commitments of NATO members?
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 […]
This article is part two of a two-part series on the tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Aidan Simardone examines how the Euro-Atlantic can help to reduce hostilities between the countries.
Will the dispute regarding the Kuril Islands ever be resolved between Russia and Japan? Léo-Paul Jacob explores.
Russia’s Arctic policy is driven by energy and military considerations, but can it be sustained for long? Léo-Paul Jacob explores.
On March 15, The U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictments of two Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers in connection with the 2014 hacking of over 500 million Yahoo user accounts. This marks the first criminal case concerning cybersecurity brought directly against Russian government officials, and what seems to be a change in the […]
Erdogan’s victory in the referendum shows the power of a leader channeling the national interest to take back the state. It is another expression of the populist trend sweeping across the Atlantic and the European continent and positions Erdogan closer to Nigel Farage, Donald Trump or Marine Le Pen than it does to Arab dictators in neighbouring Middle-Eastern countries.