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ForewordSaturday, September 4, 2021
 NATO is once again in the spotlight. A NATO summit concluded on Monday 14 June 2021 in Brussels, ending with important decisions charting the Alliance’s path over the next decade and beyond. NATO has served as a pillar of stability and...
Nato 2030: Keeping Us Safe In A More Competitive WorldNato 2030: Keeping Us Safe In A More Competitive WorldFriday, September 3, 2021
The leaders of NATO’s 30 countries met in Brussels on 14 June 2021 at a pivotal moment for our Alliance and for our shared security. We have entered an age of growing global competition, coupled with increasingly complex threats to our...
Getting Nato Ready For The Rest of The 21st Century: Is Nato 2030 The Right Roadmap?Getting Nato Ready For The Rest of The 21st Century: Is Nato 2030 The Right Roadmap?Friday, September 3, 2021
When the U.S. President, Joe Biden, held his first summit with his fellow NATO heads of state and government in mid-June, his priority was to heal past transatlantic rifts and to mark a new beginning. Yet this did not mean that the new U.S....
Nato And Collective Defense In Space: Same Mission, New DomainNato And Collective Defense In Space: Same Mission, New DomainTuesday, September 7, 2021
In 2019, NATO adopted its first-ever space policy and formally recognized outer space as a new operational domain, alongside the existing domains of air, land, sea and cyberspace.[1] The following year, NATO defense ministers announced the creation...
Nato’s China ProblemNato’s China ProblemTuesday, September 7, 2021
NATO is turning its focus upon an increasingly powerful People’s Republic of China (PRC).[1] Much of the public debate surrounding this late-discovered dilemma swirls around whether the alliance should be talking about China at all, but an...
Biden’s Transatlantic OffsetBiden’s Transatlantic OffsetTuesday, September 7, 2021
“Strategy is the art of making use of time and space. I am less chary of the latter than of the former; space we can recover, time never.” — Napoleon[1] The uncertainty and complexity of the emerging security environment casts a...
Ukraine Membership Revisited: The Case For Nato’s Strategic AdaptionUkraine Membership Revisited: The Case For Nato’s Strategic AdaptionFriday, September 3, 2021
Russian revisionism blocked Ukraine’s path towards NATO membership from the outset by Moscow’s political interference, passportization[1], and its role in separatist conflicts that enabled permanent military deployments impeded the...
Nato And Its Changing Approach To SpaceNato And Its Changing Approach To SpaceTuesday, September 7, 2021
As space becomes increasingly important to national security priorities, geopolitical stability, and the smooth functioning of the global economy, how major actors approach space is changing as well. NATO’s recognition of the importance of...
There Is No Easy Solution To The Western Balkans’ Disinformation ChallengeThere Is No Easy Solution To The Western Balkans’ Disinformation ChallengeSaturday, September 4, 2021
The Western Balkan countries are currently among the most vulnerable to an intentional, Kremlin-supported campaign of disinformation within the European region. The recent U.S.-led exercise DEFENDER-Europe 21, held in Southeast Europe, turned out to...
Ideological Interventions In The Covid-19 Health Crisis In Turkey By Power, Politics, And ReligionIdeological Interventions In The Covid-19 Health Crisis In Turkey By Power, Politics, And ReligionTuesday, September 7, 2021
Like most countries in the world, Turkey experienced the full force of the spread of Covid-19, which has been in the headlines since March 2020. Iran was one of the first countries to be heavily affected, and as its neighbor, Turkey officially...
Is Re-Calibration Feasible in Turkey-Egypt Relations? Limits and PossibilitiesIs Re-Calibration Feasible in Turkey-Egypt Relations? Limits and PossibilitiesTuesday, September 7, 2021
Those who closely follow Turkish foreign policy developments would recall that the beginning of summer 2016 was a busy time for Turkish diplomacy, particularly with countries with which Turkey has had strained relations. 27 June for instance, was a...
Spotlight Turkey: A Pivotal Swing State In NatoSpotlight Turkey: A Pivotal Swing State In NatoTuesday, September 7, 2021
Three decades after the publication of Samuel Huntington’s The Third Wave, which detailed the global spread of democracy since the 1970s, the spread of democracy seems to be ending and instead, authoritarian diffusion appears to be...
Revisiting The Libya Intervention And The Idea(l) Of Responsibility To ProtectRevisiting The Libya Intervention And The Idea(l) Of Responsibility To ProtectTuesday, September 7, 2021
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at the time issued a warning to Benghazi's people as his troops marched to retake the city from the rebels on 15 March 2011: “We are coming tonight. We will find you in your closets. We will have no mercy and...
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Foreword  NATO is once again in the spotlight. A NATO summit concluded on Monday 14 June 2021 in Brussels, ending with important decisions charting the Alliance’s path over the next decade and beyond. NATO has served as a pillar of stability and security for more than seven decades, while the world has become more complex, with a host of new players, threats, and challenges. Allied leaders...
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