In this article, Research Analyst Andrew Erskine assesses the implications of the AUKUS security pact on NATO’s unity and cohesion towards a collective Indo-Pacific strategy and the need for the Alliance to develop an Indo-Pacific Council to avoid further debacles of intra-alliance friction.
Special Report: What Is to Be Done?
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.
The Indo-Pacific Takeaway: How can NATO build up its resiliency to China and a contentious global order
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.
An overview of tensions among regional actors in the South China Sea
Ryan Atkinson provides an overview of the current tensions between the Philippines, Vietnam and China over the South China Sea.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or Post Deployment Alienation Disorder
Are the causes of PTSD what we thought? New research suggests otherwise.
Europe, You’re on Your Own!
Will Trump’s words and Putin’s actions cause Europe to harden defences?
South China Sea: A Lawless Yet Lucrative Business
Claudia Nieroda explores the lucrative resources that are causing rising tensions in the South China Sea.
Obama Goes to Asia: A Series of Firsts
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.
Land Reclamation in the South China Sea, Beijing Continues to Assert Historic Claims
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.