Aidan Simardone explores how Montenegro’s accession to NATO has the potential to increase political, economic, and security-related cooperation with Balkan states.
Aakash Budhera, the winner of the Grade 11 & 12 category of NAOC’s 2016 high school essay competition, discusses Russian aggression in Europe and possible avenues of NATO action
Following an alleged Ukrainian terrorist plot in Crimea, Russia has increased its footprint on the peninsula. Neil Siviter investigates what the new Crimean fortifications entail, and how Russia’s Crimean investment has affected the Black Sea region.
Friends before, frenemies now? Sha Lalapet examines the dynamic changes in US-Turkey relations over the years. While the partnership has stood the test of time, will it survive in light of recent events?
Following the United Kingdom’s landmark decision to leave the European Union, Neil Siviter explores the ramifications of Brexit and how it will affect the security of the Euro-Mediterranean region.
In part I of the series, Juliette Bronchtein explores the numerous and overlapping challenges Turkey poses to NATO and to the organization’s European allies.
What risks does Trump pose to the international community if he were to be elected? Matthew Rae examines what a Trump presidency would look like.
What are NATO’s responses to threats in its Eastern Flank? Pierre-Olivier discusses the two major expectations from the Warsaw summit, and the implications for collective security at a time of renewed antagonism between Russia and the United States.
Juliette Bronchtein discusses the recent and impending leadership changes in Canada and the U.S. and the implications they hold for the future of NATO and U.S.- Canada defense cooperation.