What are the underlying divisions between states in the Black Sea region? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres explores the economic reasons for Romania and Bulgaria’s disagreements over a proposal to create a joint NATO Black Sea naval force and what it says about European integration.
Looking beyond the Nabarno-Karabagh conflict, Pierre-Olivier Bussieres examines the latest developments in the Caucasus region and how they may affect South-Eastern European Security.
What do autonomous weapon systems mean for the future of warfare? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres examines how new technologies are changing the very definition of war.
Terrorist organizations are increasingly converting to racketeering and rent-seeking, essentially disputing governments’ key role in distributing resources. Pierre-Olivier Bussieres discusses the security implications of price volatility in natural resources.
Is the Gulf Cooperation Council building unity and stability in the Middle East? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres looks at the history, problems, and future prospects of the GCC and why it matters.
What are NATO’s responses to threats in its Eastern Flank? Pierre-Olivier discusses the two major expectations from the Warsaw summit, and the implications for collective security at a time of renewed antagonism between Russia and the United States.
The Dawn of the virtual age has created a new battlefield for future wars. Israel’s 2015 proposal on digital defence called for adapting global security alliances to cyber security: A NATO of cyber defence. Pierre-Olivier Bussieres questions whether this could be the way forward for NATO.
21 years after the Dayton Accords, the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina is cracking, and this vulnerability is turning into a threat to European Security. Pierre-Olivier Bussieres argues that the real problem is not the Islamic State, but a system of ethnic divide that provided a fertile ground for a network of arms smugglers and radical preachers.