Farzin Bakhtiar NATO and Canada NATO Operations

NATO’s 50th Air Policing Mission – the Baltics

Air policing, a peacetime collective defense mission, is a NATO initiative for safeguarding the “integrity of the NATO Alliance Member’s Airspace”. As this initiative is one tied to the founding principles of the NATO treaty, it further binds members together in a defense coalition. Falling in line with the principles of collective security, NATO members Read More…

Defense Eastern Europe and Russia Europe International Relations NATO Peace & Security Russia Ukraine Živilė Marija Vaicekauskaitė

NATO Enlargement Eastwards: Not Just a Matter of Geopolitics (Part II)

In Part 2 of this series, Živilė Marija Vaicekauskaite continues her examination of why Ukraine has not been offered a Membership Action Plan at this time.

Eastern Europe and Russia International Relations NATO Peace & Security Ukraine Živilė Marija Vaicekauskaitė

NATO Enlargement Eastwards: Not Just a Matter of Geopolitics (Part I)

In Part I of this series, Živilė Marija Vaicekauskaite examines why the Baltic States were invited to join NATO, and why Ukraine has not been offered a Membership Action Plan at this time.