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.
In this article Joseph Bouchard examines the issues of corruption in Russia’s energy sector exposed by Alexei Navalny, how those issues impact Russia’s influence in the global energy sector, and how resolving them could impact Russia’s future and its relations with the West.
John Szabo writes on the Nord Stream Two gas pipeline, and how it’s divided opinion across Europe and with its allies, and how it could affect EU and NATO projects in the foreseeable future. Germany wants to move forward, but that means that the Cold-War frontlines between East and West could be pushing further west.
In a four part series, the NATO Association of Canada discusses the advance of Russia and Ukraine’s bid to join NATO with Ukrainian Consul General Andrii Veselovskyi. The inaugural feature discusses the reality of Russian intervention in Central and Eastern Europe, and analyzes how western misconceptions and acquiesce have led to a negligent disregard of Read More…
Lionel Widmer discusses the Canadian and NATO military presence in Latvia and whether the force should be increases or decreased.
NATO’s deterrence strategy depends greatly on American nuclear weapons. Find out why America needs to lead NATO in updating NATO’s deterrence posture with Touraj Riazi.
Seeing Russia’s growing influence within cyber space, Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview of the threats NATO may have to face in the near future.
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’.
What are the underlying divisions between states in the Black Sea region? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres explores the economic reasons for Romania and Bulgaria’s disagreements over a proposal to create a joint NATO Black Sea naval force and what it says about European integration.
Is NATO capable to respond to potential Russian attacks in the Baltics? As tensions rise in Eastern Europe, Sandy VIngoe examines NATO’s possible response to Russian military aggression.