As NATO nations battle over “burden sharing,” Arjun Singh explores the ‘2%’ spending rule and Donald Trump’s record on ensuring allies meet it.
Eastern Europe’s Other Conflict, Part 2: How can NATO Prepare for Conflict in Moldova?
In the second part of a two-part series on the Moldovan-Transnistrian conflict, Aidan Simardone considers how NATO could respond to a potential reemergence of conflict between Moldova and Transnistria.
Eastern Europe’s Other Conflict, Part 1: Why Should Moldova Concern NATO?
In the first part of a two-part series on the Moldovan-Transnistrian conflict, Aidan Simardone covers the background of the conflict, the recent rise in tensions between Moldova and Transnistria, and the ramifications for security in the surrounding region.
Will Bulgaria and Moldova Tilt Towards Russia?
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.
Frozen Conflicts, Part III of III Transnistria
In the final part of her three part series on Frozen Conflicts Sonia Liang discusses Transnistria, a country with no legitimate claim to statehood. She looks at the issues surrounding its claim and the history that led to Transnistria’s status as a country that does not exist.
A View From Moldova: Moldova’s Rapprochement with NATO
Sonia Liang discusses the possibility of Moldova’s NATO membership in the face of emerging national security threats.