This week’s article on NATO expansion focuses on Finland; its security situation within Europe, and its evolving relationship with NATO. Following the end of World War Two, Finland became a militarily neutral state. Though officially a Western market economy, Finland enjoyed a special relationship with the Soviet Union and the West in the Cold War Read More…
Will Canada’s Revamped Role Prove Effective In Countering ISIS?
Our Program Editors and Research Analysts debate the merits of the Trudeau government’s new approach to the anti-ISIS mission.
Bosnia: Schizophrenic politics and NATO membership
Drazo Kraishnik looks at politics surrounding Bosnia’s NATO membership.
Sweden and the never ending debate for NATO membership
Sweden has traditionally declared itself a neutral state since the early 19th century, when it lost one third of its territory during the Napoleonic wars including the loss of Finland to Russia. Though its territorial integrity is not in question today, Sweden’s military neutrality has been up for debate since Russia began asserting itself globally. Read More…