China’s OneBelt, OneRoad initiative is building massive infrastructure projects throughout Eurasia. Marko Gombac examines how China plans to bring economic prosperity and stability to a tumultuous region.
Eastern Europeean and Russian Region
Is Trudeau playing the long game in Eastern Europe? Carter Vance looks at the liberal governments softer stance in Eastern Europe
What should NATO do to address a divergence in threat percetion? Marko Gombac explores the value of geographically based identitiy construction in helping the alliance stay together
As tensions escalate in Eastern Europe, Russia has started holding back energy supplies in response to sanctions. Carter Vance explores how an Energy Security Strategy is crucial to NATOs objectives in the region
Sonia Liang discusses the possibility of Moldova’s NATO membership in the face of emerging national security threats.
Drazo Kraishnik analyzes the geopolitical influence of Russia in the Baltics.
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…
Airbases, Arctic warfare troops, and air-defence systems. Aleksi Korpela maps out Russia’s militarization of the Arctic from Pechenga to Wrangel Island.
Here is a summary of the panel event entitled ‘NATO, Russia and the Future of Scandinavian Defence’ that was held in Montreal on the January 7, 2016.
Matthew Rae explores main concerns for NATO in the new year.