Post Tagged with: "NATO"

Learning How Not to Scare People: The Paradox of Counterinsurgency

Learning How Not to Scare People: The Paradox of Counterinsurgency

Scaling down the revered cult of counterinsurgency in future interventions, may be the only way to provide missions with a sense of real international purpose.

Time for a New Western Strategy in Ukraine

Time for a New Western Strategy in Ukraine

Western strategy towards the Ukraine crisis has been a failure. Without a dose of deterrence to complement diplomatic efforts, Eastern Europe may share Ukraine’s fate.

Turkish Foreign Policy in Turbulent Times

Turkish Foreign Policy in Turbulent Times

Turkey’s democratic consolidation problems in the domestic arena have posed limitations on its ability to project power in the region, and widened the chasm with the European Union.

Anarchy in the UK? Debating the Scottish Referendum Aftermath: Part 2

Anarchy in the UK? Debating the Scottish Referendum Aftermath: Part 2

The UK’s major parties and international partners, especially the USA, do not want the kind of security or defence posture that has been discussed in Scotland in recent months.

Interview – Kathleen Hicks

Interview – Kathleen Hicks

Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Henry A. Kissinger Chair and director of CSIS talks about US defense planning, the campaign against ISIL, NATO and Ukraine, and the role of gender in national security circles.

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 3

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 3

It may seem trivial to state that the west helped cause, rather than did cause, the crisis in Ukraine but from a theoretical point of view, this distinction is essential.

Considering NATO’s Long-Term Revitalization

Considering NATO’s Long-Term Revitalization

NATO’s long term revitalization relies on the next debate, revision, and implementation of its all-encompassing Strategic Concept.

Review – Afghanistan, Pakistan and Strategic Change

Review – Afghanistan, Pakistan and Strategic Change

Krause and Mallory’s edited collection correctly emphasizes that, despite the West’s long involvement in Afghanistan, a much better understanding is needed.

Can Small Nations Still Feel Secure after the Annexation of Crimea?

Can Small Nations Still Feel Secure after the Annexation of Crimea?

In order to restore security of small states, it should be made clear that geopolitical thinking and behind-the-back deal-making is not a norm in international relations.

Geopolitical Considerations of the NATO-Colombia Cooperation Agreement

Geopolitical Considerations of the NATO-Colombia Cooperation Agreement

Placing the NATO-Colombia security cooperation agreement into the context of Latin American geopolitical and geosecurity affairs offers useful insights into its significance.

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