Olivia “Liv” Cretella pursued a BS in Military and Strategic Studies, with a minor in Russian, and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2021. Liv published an article in Over the Horizon, the multi-domain operations and strategy journal, titled “Towards a Strategic Value Proposition: Redefining 21st Century Defense Priority Assessments” in April 2021. Liv is currently a student at the Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service. She is pursuing her Master’s Degree in International Affairs with concentrations in Grand Strategy and Women, Peace and Security.
Asia-Pacific Indo-Pacific and NATO Olivia Cretella

NATO and the Philippines: The First Step Towards a Strategic Partnership

As tensions continue to rise in the Indo-Pacific, the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has turned his attention to realigning with the United States and allies. This shift in policy from aligning the Philippines with Beijing in 2016- to a complete pivot to Washington- has now opened up possible opportunities for the US and Read More…