With NATO’s new strategic concept from the 2022 Madrid Summit, the Chinese threat has now been codified properly for the first time. How is NATO policy expected to shift as a result?
Sri Lanka: Canada’s Foothold in the Indo-Pacific?
As Sri Lanka’s economic crisis began to unfold in March, 2022, nationwide protests erupted that led to the defeat of political royalty Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the start of the Ranil Wickremesinghe-led government. The economic crisis is a result of low foreign reserves and a high current account deficit, which has left the country dependent on Read More…
SEATO: The tantalizing promise of NATO’s forgotten counterpart in the Indo-Pacific
June 30th, 1977, Bangkok, Thailand. After 23 years of operations the South-East Asian Treaty Organization, or SEATO, was formally dissolved, having been dogged with criticism throughout the nearly two decades since its founding. What was this NATO counterpart in the Indo-Pacific, why did it fail, and could it be revived today? The basics: Read More…
Wolf Warrior Diplomacy: The Social Media Battlefield
As targeted social media campaigns work in support of political movements in China’s strategic and political goals, how is social media becoming a new NATO battlefield?
The Xinjiang Police Files and their implications for NATO’s China policy
The most drastic leak to date of files out of Xinjiang is causing leaders in NATO to review their stance on China. What are the implications of this link on NATO and members’ strategic independence?