Aidan Simardone argues Western states should demand Russia respect federalism.
Legality or Justice? Why NATO Must Uphold the Responsibility to Protect, Even Without Authorization
Aidan Simardone writes on why NATO should intervene in humanitarian crises, even without UN authorization.
More than Security: NATO and the Rules-Based International Order in the Post-Cold War Era
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, NATO has become a valuable partner in upholding the rules-based international order.
The Nexus Between Ukraine, Energy Security, and Russia
Aidan Simardone explores the role energy has played in Ukraine’s relations with Russia and how Ukraine can move towards energy independence.
It Could Happen Here: The Rise of the Far-Right in Canada
In this article Aidan Simardone argues that Canada is not immune from the rise of the far right.
Anti-Americanism in Turkey: An Opportunity for the United States
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.
Conflict in the Caucasus, Part 2: What can the Euro-Atlantic do?
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.
Conflict in the Caucasus, Part 1: Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Regional Security
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.
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.