Should Kosovo risk political and economic instability for NATO membership? Barış Atakan Kafadar examines the militarization of the Kosovo Security Forces and how they strengthen Kosovo’s NATO desire.
There is an ongoing debate whether there is a linkage between the importance of transatlantic values and the level of effective commitment that might contribute to the enduring success of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In my strongest opinion, there is a precondition to how our alliance can achieve success in the future. And Read More…
In this special report, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine anticipates the strategic response China will initiate to match NATO’s growing tilt towards the Indo-Pacific as an extra-regional alliance
Twenty years ago, bloodshed in Kosovo was halted by NATO intervention. However, ethnic tensions between Albanians and Serbs continue to haunt that young country. Many Serbs in North Kosovo culturally identify with neighbouring Serbia, and some Balkan leaders have proposed partition as the solution. Aidan Simardone argues that a better solution can be found in transnational citizenship for Serbs.
Aidan Simardone argues Western states should demand Russia respect federalism.
As tensions grow in the Western Balkans and Russia appears to be expanding its influence in the region, Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview of the situation.
NAOC President Julie Lindhout speaks with Dr. Edita Tahiri at the 93rd Rose-Roth Seminar of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
In the final piece to his “What the West Doesn’t Understand About the Balkans” series, Vedran Kuljanin looks at why Kosovo is an important piece of land to both Albanians and Serbians alike and how the West misdiagnoses the problems present.
Vedran Kuljanin discusses the rise of ISIS in the Balkan region of Europe and what to expect from NATO and the EU.
On November 28, 2015, the Kosovo Youth Atlantic Treaty Association (KYATA) launched a 3-day conference covering the evolution of NATO in the 21st century, the Syrian crisis, and NATO’s southern flank.