Twenty years ago, bloodshed in Kosovo was halted by NATO intervention. However, ethnic tensions between Albanians and Serbs continue to haunt that young country. Many Serbs in North Kosovo culturally identify with neighbouring Serbia, and some Balkan leaders have proposed partition as the solution. Aidan Simardone argues that a better solution can be found in transnational citizenship for Serbs.
Aidan Simardone argues Western states should demand Russia respect federalism.
Aidan Simardone writes on why NATO should intervene in humanitarian crises, even without UN authorization.
States must commit to international law if they wish to avoid conflict in the Arctic, Aidan Simardone writes.
States are under no legal obligation to allow independence referendums, but should still allow them, writes Aidan Simardone.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, NATO has become a valuable partner in upholding the rules-based international order.
Aidan Simardone explores the role energy has played in Ukraine’s relations with Russia and how Ukraine can move towards energy independence.
In this article Aidan Simardone argues that Canada is not immune from the rise of the far right.
Aidan Simardone explores why an upsurge in anti-American sentiment in Turkey can actually benefit the security of the United States’ over its nuclear weapons.
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.