This article is part one of a two-part series on the tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Aidan Simardone examines regional actors involved in the conflict and the potential effects a war would have for the security of the region.
Author: Aidan Simardone
Scotland: Out of the UK and into NATO?
Aidan Simardone explores whether an independent Scotland should be a member of the Alliance.
Crisis in Macedonia: Democracy, Geopolitics, and Ethnic Tensions
Aidan Simardone explores the ongoing political crisis in Macedonia, its ramifications, and how countries in the Euro-Atlantic should respond.
The Trans-Nationalization of Far-Right Extremism, Part 2: Potential Solutions
In the second part of a two-part series on the trans-nationalization of far-right extremism, Aidan Simardone discusses how the international community could address the threat of far-right extremism.
The Trans-Nationalization of Far-Right Extremism, Part 1: Ideology, Online Communication, and Black Markets
In the first part of a two-part series on the trans-nationalization of far-right extremism, Aidan Simardone covers how far-right extremists’ ideology, communication, and use of black markets are increasingly operating across borders.
Eastern Europe’s Other Conflict, Part 2: How can NATO Prepare for Conflict in Moldova?
In the second part of a two-part series on the Moldovan-Transnistrian conflict, Aidan Simardone considers how NATO could respond to a potential reemergence of conflict between Moldova and Transnistria.
Eastern Europe’s Other Conflict, Part 1: Why Should Moldova Concern NATO?
In the first part of a two-part series on the Moldovan-Transnistrian conflict, Aidan Simardone covers the background of the conflict, the recent rise in tensions between Moldova and Transnistria, and the ramifications for security in the surrounding region.
A Partner on the Adriatic: Why Montenegro’s Accession Matters for the Balkans
Aidan Simardone explores how Montenegro’s accession to NATO has the potential to increase political, economic, and security-related cooperation with Balkan states.