The latest appearance of right-wing extremism in Western militaries threatens norms governing the civil-military relationship in France. Elliott Simpson explores the severity of these events and the dangers of inaction.
Is the ‘2 percent’ rule an effective way to measure a member State’s commitment to NATO? Eric Jackson explores how political manipulation in current defence spending misrepresents a nation’s military readiness and suggests a broader definition for security expenditures.
Amid mass rioting over the past weeks, Catherine Gao looks at the relationship between food insecurity and Venezuela’s political unrest.
In light of Libya’s deteriorating political regime, Neil Siviter analyzes how NATO can play a larger role in stabilizing the country.