A recent boost in Swedish military spending, growing support by Swedish voters and government to join NATO, and heightened tensions with Russia all point to one question: Will Stockholm join the alliance? In this article, Elliott Simpson presents the case of Sweden and its relationship with NATO.
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…
Six Things You Should Know About Canada’s Mission in Latvia
As Canada continues to prepare for leading a major NATO mission in Latvia. Here are 6 things you should know.
Europe, You’re on Your Own!
Will Trump’s words and Putin’s actions cause Europe to harden defences?
Is Canada Doing Enough?
Canada has been criticized for not contributing enough money to international defence, but do defence expenditures truly reflect Canada’s contribution.
Guns versus Butter in the Baltics: How Canada Can Help
As Canada gears up to lead major NATO operations in the Baltics, what is at stake for involved actors?
Protecting Lithuania from Hybrid Warfare
In addition to reinforcing Lithuania’s conventional defence, what are other effective ways of facing hybrid warfare threats? Léo-Paul Jacob explores
Russian Aggression in the Baltics, Part II: NATO’s Potential Response
Is NATO capable to respond to potential Russian attacks in the Baltics? As tensions rise in Eastern Europe, Sandy VIngoe examines NATO’s possible response to Russian military aggression.
Part I: Russian Aggression in the Baltics: NATO’s Potential Response
What Is The Possibility of Russian Agression in the Baltics Affecting the NATO Alliance? Sandy Vingow discusses destabalizing security in the Balkans due to Russian tension.
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.