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.
Is the ‘2 percent’ rule an effective way to measure a member State’s commitment to NATO? Eric Jackson explores how political manipulation in current defence spending misrepresents a nation’s military readiness and suggests a broader definition for security expenditures.
As NATO nations battle over “burden sharing,” Arjun Singh explores the ‘2%’ spending rule and Donald Trump’s record on ensuring allies meet it.
The NATO Association of Canada (NAOC) is hosting the 2017 NATO Economy Forum on Mining, Energy and Infrastructure this Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Taking place at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre in Toronto, the event is meant to showcase Toronto’s hospitality and Canada’s willingness to invest in the outside world. The Economy Forum Read More…
With the election of pro-Russian presidential candidates in Moldova and Bulgaria in November, some Western critics fear the further disintegration of the European project. Thomas Lee examines the votes in each country and the potential likelihood of a pivot to Moscow.
What are the underlying divisions between states in the Black Sea region? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres explores the economic reasons for Romania and Bulgaria’s disagreements over a proposal to create a joint NATO Black Sea naval force and what it says about European integration.
In the first of a three part series, Vedran Kuljanin addresses what the West doesn’t understand about the Balkans. Parts two and three discuss Alexander the Great’s lasting legacy on Macedonia and why Kosovo matters to both Serbians and Albanians.
Listen as Consul General Mr. Petar Kraytchev discusses the impact of the NATO Economy Forum on Mining and Infrastructure.
In Part VIII of this EU series, Sandra Song provides a visual aid on EU membership by dates of accession, and what the future holds for candidate countries.
Hasan Siddiqui provides an overview of the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ current situation and gives insight into its future endeavours.