Jean Chrétien, Canada’s twentieth prime minister, had his audience in an effervescent mood on March 15th at the Globe and Mail Centre. As the guest of honour at an event organized by the NATO Association of Canada to recognize Mr. Chrétien’s legacy in Canadian foreign affairs and his contributions to the evolution of NATO, he Read More…
Tag: NATO enlargement
The Role of the Transatlantic Bond and Democratic values as a Prerequisite for the Relevance of NATO: Ukraine and the Pandora Box Dilemma
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…
NATO Stability through Enlargement
The Brexit vote proved what was thought not to be possible in international affairs – international organizations are indeed vulnerable to disintegration. Zhikica Pagovski explores how continued enlargement can be a stabilizing force for NATO.
Turkey and Ukraine Teaming Up: How the New Alliance is Combatting Russian Aggression
Are Turkey and Ukraine Teaming Up to Combat Russian Aggression? Layla Wahbi discusses escalating Russian tensions and the new economic and military alliance between Turkey and Ukraine.
Should NATO Continue its Expansion?
What do Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, and Macedonia have in common? All are – for better or for worse – pursuing NATO membership. Our new program editors and research analysts weigh in on whether the Alliance should continue to enlarge.
NATO Enlargement Eastwards: Not Just a Matter of Geopolitics (Part I)
In Part I of this series, Živilė Marija Vaicekauskaite examines why the Baltic States were invited to join NATO, and why Ukraine has not been offered a Membership Action Plan at this time.