Andrew Erskine is a Junior Research Fellow at the NATO Association of Canada, and a dual master’s degree candidate from the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain. He studies global affairs with a concentration in global and regional orders, hegemony and polarity. He also serves as a contributor to 'The New Global Order,' an NGO and publisher, and an Analyst Director for the NATO Research Group, where he leads a case study on regional security in Southeast Asia.
Indo-Pacific and NATO

The Luring of the Indo-Pacific: Can NATO formulate a collective regional strategy for its members?

In this article, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine explores the unilateral Indo-Pacific strategy of four major powers in NATO and how they pose a challenge for NATO in developing a collective strategy for the region.

Indo-Pacific and NATO

Oh QUAD what are thou: Key strategic lessons the QUAD can take away from NATO’s longstanding history

When the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD)—Australia, India, Japan, and the United States—leaders convened virtually in early March, they discussed the threat of COVID-19, economic cooperation, and the ongoing climate crisis. Despite these real and significant challenges, the QUAD, and its members, are more concerned with the belligerent rise of China in the Indo-Pacific. It is Read More…