In this article Dakota Bewley investigates the allegations of cyber-espionage on NATO allies. Is a change in the norms of global affairs imminent?
Whither the INF Treaty? The Trump administration has announced that America will withdraw from the treaty. NATO endorses Washington’s finding that Russia is non-compliant. Major dilemmas await Washington and Europe in a post-INF Treaty world.
NATO has always been a collective defence organization, aimed at repelling an external threat to Alliance members. However, ever since the Harmel Report of 1967, and certainly since the end of the Cold War, NATO’s purview has widened to include a much more prominent diplomatic role, related to a much broader understanding of what constitutes a security concern, without compromising its original mission. Changsung Lee considers whether this latter-day understanding of NATO’s purpose might serve as a template for a future multilateral security structure in Northeast Asia that could facilitate a rules-based order in that region, and perhaps help catalyze the reunification of the Korean Peninsula.
In this article, Dakota Bewley discusses the trade war between the US and China. Is President Trump’s aggressive outlook towards China a tool for economic containment?
In this article, Dakota Bewley investigates the vast potential of renewable energy sources in creating energy independence.
The program editors at NAOC look at global intervention in Sub-Saharan Africa in the form of military, economic, and political ties.
In this special report, Marian Corera discusses the challenges and concerns of the One Belt One Road Initiative of China. What concerns must President Xi Jinping address to convince countries that the Belt and Road is a viable boost to the Asian economy?