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Looking towards a European Army: A once impossible idea becomes a growing necessity

Why and how should the EU take back control of its own defence? In this article, Mathias Avezou explains why European security can no longer depend on the US, and what the first steps towards an EU army could look like.

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Lukashenko’s Gambit: Embattled Belarusian President Risks National Sovereignty Amidst Increasing Isolation from the West

In this article Griffin Cornwall examines the impact of the Belarusian Government’s dramatic arrests of Roman Protasevich and Sofia Sapega, the increased sanctions pressure from the West this action has brought, and the potential risks to Belarus’ national sovereignty brought by President Lukashenko’s retrenchment of his relationship to his longstanding ally, Russian President Vladimir Putin

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Prepping for 2030: The Young Leaders’ Perspective on NATO’s Future

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is set to outline the NATO 2030 initiative to the 30 NATO member countries next week. In prep, Eric Jackson highlights the NATO 2030 Young Leaders’ recommendations on how to strengthen the Alliance.

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Rumble in the Jungle: A Special Report on the Central African Civil War

While the West looks away, Arjun Singh examines the civil war, ethnic cleansing and foreign intervention in the Central African Republic, and its implications for NATO and regional security.

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Interview with acting Romanian Consul General Daniel Ene on NATO Air policing and the impact of multilateral organizations on international relations

In an Interview with acting Romanian Consul General Daniel Ene, Taylor Allen discusses NATO Air policing and the impact of multilateral organizations on international relations

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Beyond the Southern Gas Corridor: Interconnecting Central/East Europe and the Balkans?

Following the August signing of the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC), a large-scale gas pipeline project that aspires to connect the region’s copious hydrocarbon resources to the European markets, has been drawn back into international debate.   The present article illuminates how the SGC enhances the Read More…

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Alternative Leadership in NATO

In this interesting publication, Taylor Allen forecasts the possibility of a NATO without American leadership amidst serious claims and criticisms from President Donald Trump.