TCSS Security Commentaries #032 The path forward seems to be establishing a very targeted, carefully structured cooperation that will permit India and NATO to collaborate against security threats while allowing New Delhi's diplomats to keep ties with other states to maintain India's strategic autonomy. Pauline Geyer, Intern, TCSS Source: https://avaaz24.com/nato-plus-should-india-join/ In March 2023, New Delhi … Continue reading NATO and the Indo-Pacific: Can India be another Springboard?
Finland and Sweden joining NATO reshapes European geopolitical landscape
TCSS Security Commentaries #025 On May 16, both Finland and Sweden officialized their adhesion process to join NATO. It is a historical step in ending both countries' non-alignment policies. Lina Laur, Sciences Po Paris Moscow violated the Budapest Memorandum of Understanding (1994) by invading Ukraine and violating its territorial integrity. It also triggered Finland and … Continue reading Finland and Sweden joining NATO reshapes European geopolitical landscape
Toward Revitalized West: Strategic Implications of Russian Aggression Against Ukraine
Security Commentaries The Russian invasion instead of an easy win has brought significant losses for Moscow both on the battlefield and in international politics. Russia now faces not only deepening isolation, but also a more determined and resilient West that aims to increase its military capabilities, diversify energy imports and shrug off any ambiguous connections to … Continue reading Toward Revitalized West: Strategic Implications of Russian Aggression Against Ukraine
The Achilles Heel of NATO’s New Horizon: Sino-Turkish Rapprochement
The NATO Summit in Brussel represents a milestone in several ways. The US firmly attempts to reassure its allies, and the Alliance expanded its political agenda to address threats emanating from growing China. However, China-Turkey rapprochement will likely be the Achilles' heels of the new agenda. Harun Talha Ayanoğlu Out of Brussels this week from … Continue reading The Achilles Heel of NATO’s New Horizon: Sino-Turkish Rapprochement
Who Holds the Future of the Middle Corridor?
TCSS Security Commentaries #018 AFTER THE G7 AND NATO SUMMITS, THE QUESTION ARISES ONCE MORE HOW MUCH INFLUENCE CHINA WILL EXERT IN ITS PLANS FOR GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY IN TRADE, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND INVESTMENTS. THE MIDDLE CORRIDOR PROJECT (MC) IS IN A POSITION TO HARMONIZE AND PERHAPS KEEP GROUNDED INFRASTRUCTURE PLANS IN THE REGION. Diren Dogen, Visiting … Continue reading Who Holds the Future of the Middle Corridor?