As we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Atlantic Charter on August 14th, 2021, Eric Jackson highlights key historical events that have shaped NATO’s purpose.
Tag: NATO-Russia Relations
A Sour Grape? Perspectives on Ukraine and NATO Membership
A discussion with Ukrainian stateswoman Hanna Hopko on the prospects of Ukraine joining NATO, and its impact on Eastern Europe and Russia.
Eureka in Europe? The response by G7 and NATO countries to threats new and old
Following the productive 2021 G7 and NATO Summits, Eric Jackson explores two overlapping security issues addressed by the nations and identifies areas for future improvement.
Eyes East: Bringing “Vostok 2018” into Focus
Russia and China and Mongolia, oh my! Russia recently conducted its largest war games since Soviet times, in Siberia, and Chinese and Mongolian units participated. What should NATO make of this? Justin Dell argues that these exercises are probably more about Russian self-assertion in the Far East than about building a Russian-Chinese axis of autocracy.
Special Report on NATO and Russia: The More Things Change
The collapse of communism, signalled by the breakup of the USSR in 1991, was a welcome development for the democratic world. However, it did not have the potential to change the relationship between NATO and Russia as much as might have been hoped, as Justin Dell explains in this special report.
Non-Kinetic Warfare: Defense and Strategy in Political War
A detailed look at state-security practices and their relationships with NATOs defence enhancement strategy in the context of the political war between the West and the East.
5 Differences Between Trump and Obama’s NATO Speeches
Obama’s final speech to NATO came in Warsaw 2016 after the Warsaw Summit had concluded. The speech’s length, around 12 minutes, was roughly similar to the length of Trump’s speech, but the similarities quickly end here. Despite addressing some common topics, the manner in which each President decided to address these topics draws attention to Read More…
Heading Towards a New NATO-Russia Stand-Off in the Black Sea Region?
Léo-Paul Jacob discusses the current tensions between NATO and Russia in the Black Sea, providing an overview of NATO’s operation ‘Tailored Forward Presence’.
NAOC Essay Competition Winning Entry: The ‘Russian Threat’
Brendon Hossac, the second runner-up in the Grade 11 & 12 category of NAOC’s 2016 high school essay competition, discusses the ‘Russian Threat’
NAOC Essay Competition Winning Entry: A United NATO in the Face of Russian Aggression
Adam Johnson, the first runner in the Grade 11 & 12 category of NAOC’s 2016 high school essay competition, examines Russian aggression in Europe