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    The White Stream Pipeline Project: Transcaspian Energy for the European Union
    Jun09

    The White Stream Pipeline Project: Transcaspian Energy for the European Union

    White Stream is a proposed pipeline network designed to transfer natural gas from Azerbaijan to Europe through Georgia and Ukraine. Eastern members of the European Union should consider pursuing the full development of the White Stream pipeline network as an alternative to Russian natural gas imports. …read more Source: Atlantic...

    EU’s Litmus Test in the Western Balkans
    Apr24

    EU’s Litmus Test in the Western Balkans

    Moscow’s meddling in the western Balkans has increased, while the West’s attention has focused on Russian activities in Ukraine and in the Baltic region. With the exception of Serbia, all the other countries in the western Balkans have indicated their desire to be part of the NATO alliance (Albania and Croatia are NATO members). Each...

    The Key to NATO Solidarity: an Open Door Policy
    Jul13

    The Key to NATO Solidarity: an Open Door Policy

    The new crises and threats from Russia and East would be an opportunity to increase the solidarity of NATO. The solidarity of NATO will be strengthened by consolidating the transatlantic links between Europe and the US – particularly in terms of their open door policy – thereby tightening the solidarity and security not only within borders, but...

    Moving Forward from Crimea: Cohesion for Modern NATO
    Jul13

    Moving Forward from Crimea: Cohesion for Modern NATO

    In the wake of a wave of tension with Russia, NATO now faces new challenges and threats on many fronts. In order to unify its 28 members, the Alliance needs to pursue compromise and coordination, and rally the public will behind itself in the face of nationalist sentiment. …read more Source: Atlantic...

    School of Hard Knocks: Lessons from Crises show NATO Path Forwards
    Jul13

    School of Hard Knocks: Lessons from Crises show NATO Path Forwards

    A series of different calamities have struck Europe one after the other in recent years from the 2008 recession, to the Ukrainian Crisis, to the migrant crisis. Taking a deeper look at the underlying causes of these issues and how they can help inform future decisions offers NATO the opportunity to formulate a coherent strategy moving forwards....

    From Opportunity to Crisis: NATO’s Eastern Perception Problem
    Jun28

    From Opportunity to Crisis: NATO’s Eastern Perception Problem

    With its rapid eastward expansion following the Soviet collapse, NATO lost an unprecedented opportunity for east-west cooperation. Since then, its rhetoric and further expansion have only entrenched its negative perception in Russia, which the Ukraine crisis revealed to be problem a serious danger to European stability. In future, NATO must make...

    NATO’s Article V: Iron Clad Commitment or Paper Tiger?
    Jun28

    NATO’s Article V: Iron Clad Commitment or Paper Tiger?

    NATO’s ironclad Article V is continually referred to when a threat of any kind is made to a member. Yet, Russia’s hybrid warfare in Ukraine, coupled with the article’s ambiguity, demonstrate that we must question Article V’s reliability and longevity; it is worth considering other, more proactive forms of collective...

    How NATO Underestimated Russia
    Jun27

    How NATO Underestimated Russia

    NATO redefined itself by expanding its membership in three waves, but underestimated Russia’s future capabilities. These waves of enlargment provoked Russia, which responded through a first step of testing the Alliance, in 2008, through the Georgian war. Putin continued with the decision to test at a fully-length pace, NATO’s...

    The Internationalization of Far-Right Terrorism in Europe and NATO’s Future Role
    Jun22

    The Internationalization of Far-Right Terrorism in Europe and NATO’s Future Role

    Out of Ukraine we can see indications of a future threat. It is not the Russian government, it is right-wing extremism. Right-wing terrorism is becoming increasingly international, and hence requires international action through NATO. To mitigate this threat more intelligence cooperation is required and NATO stands as a perfect institution to...

    The Internationalization of Far-Right Terrorism in Europe and NATO’s Future Role
    Jun21

    The Internationalization of Far-Right Terrorism in Europe and NATO’s Future Role

    Out of Ukraine we can see indications of a future threat. It is not the Russian government, it is right-wing extremism. Right-wing terrorism is becoming increasingly international, and hence requires international action through NATO. To mitigate this threat more intelligence cooperation is required and NATO stands as a perfect institution to...

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