A conversation with Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Andriy Shevchenko.
Despite Russia knocking at the door, Georgia is seeking to deepen its ties with the West and join NATO. However, to understand the present, and attempt to predict the future of Georgia’s relationship with the alliance, Elliott Simpson examines the events of 2008 and their aftermath.
A recent boost in Swedish military spending, growing support by Swedish voters and government to join NATO, and heightened tensions with Russia all point to one question: Will Stockholm join the alliance? In this article, Elliott Simpson presents the case of Sweden and its relationship with NATO.
The fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to the disappearance of NATO’s core purpose. Originally conceived as a collective security tool steered towards the containment of communism, the Alliance had to reassess its mission after the end of the Cold War, leading to a functional and geographical enlargement outside of its traditional boundaries. Since Read More…
Aidan Simardone explores how Montenegro’s accession to NATO has the potential to increase political, economic, and security-related cooperation with Balkan states.
Rejeanne Lacroix examines Belarus’ position in international affairs.
Demyan Plakhov examines NATO’s invitation to Montenegro as its 29th member.
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.
In Part 2 of this series, Živilė Marija Vaicekauskaite continues her examination of why Ukraine has not been offered a Membership Action Plan at this time.
Three Minutes to Doomsday, Russian Aggression, NATO expansion and the implications of Russian and NATO buildup in Eastern Europe.