In this special report, NAOC Senior Editor Justin Dell argues that the Allied withdrawal from Afghanistan does not just constitute another military defeat for the West, but portends an existential crisis for Western civilization. If the leaders of the states that comprise NATO want to preserve the global order they inherited after 1945, and again after 1991, they need to get serious about their self-narrative in the 21st century.
In this article, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine identifies how a contentious Indo-Pacific can strategically maneuver NATO to preserve transatlantic prosperity by renewing its resiliency to Chinese cyber and economic coercion.
Ryan Atkinson provides an overview of the current tensions between the Philippines, Vietnam and China over the South China Sea.
Are the causes of PTSD what we thought? New research suggests otherwise.
Will Trump’s words and Putin’s actions cause Europe to harden defences?
Claudia Nieroda explores the lucrative resources that are causing rising tensions in the South China Sea.
Though his presidential term is coming to a close, Obama is showing little signs of slowing down. Catherine Gao examines the potential for Obama’s seven-day Asia tour to shape his successor’s foreign policy in the region.
John Pollock examines the increasingly assertive maritime role of China in the South China Sea and the historical prism through which Beijing approaches the region.