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ForewordMonday, August 29, 2022
In response to the shifting landscape of international politics, the most current TPQ issue focuses on "NATO's Changing Priorities." We present thirteen insightful essays for our Summer 2022 edition from prominent figures in academia,...
Protecting the Future: NATO's Madrid Summit and Strategic ConceptProtecting the Future: NATO's Madrid Summit and Strategic ConceptMonday, August 22, 2022
In June 2022, Spain hosted one of the most consequential summits in NATO’s history. The gathering of Allied leaders took place at a crucial moment for our security, and the Allies proved up to the task. They demonstrated unity and resolve to...
A Revitalized NATO And Its “New Strategic Concept” Amid Global And Regional ChangesA Revitalized NATO And Its “New Strategic Concept” Amid Global And Regional ChangesMonday, August 22, 2022
Contrary to the fast and immature declarations of the “end of history” at the end of the Cold War in 1990, the 21st century has so far given rise to recurring global crises in security, economy, democracy, and climate and shifted...
NATO's Changing PrioritiesNATO's Changing PrioritiesMonday, August 22, 2022
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine appeared to have an immediate effect of increasing solidarity among the EU and NATO member states and thus of strengthening transatlantic security bonds in a way not seen since the significant crises of the Cold...
Geopolitical Consequences of the War in UkraineGeopolitical Consequences of the War in UkraineMonday, August 22, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is one of those pivotal geopolitical moments similar in magnitude to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Each of these marked a global...
Future Uncertain: NATO In A Post-Quantum, Post-AI World Future Uncertain: NATO In A Post-Quantum, Post-AI World Monday, August 22, 2022
The role of technological change in the conduct or warfare or consequential shifts in the balance of power is beyond dispute. Technological changes fall along spectrum bounded at one end by evolutionary changes with incremental modifications of...
Russia's Assault on Ukraine: Fallout From the WarRussia's Assault on Ukraine: Fallout From the WarMonday, August 22, 2022
In addition to active-duty military personnel, perhaps as many as 100,000 Ukrainian civilian have been fighting as volunteers against the invading forces of the Russian Federation. Thousands of combatants and tens of thousands of non-combatants have...
Geopolitics, Geography and the Ukrainian - Russian WarGeopolitics, Geography and the Ukrainian - Russian WarMonday, August 22, 2022
Geopolitical positioning of the states in the international system shape international politics. The permanence of states’ placements is a structural feature bending the distribution of power across states. Geographic positions of Russia,...
The Historical Roots of NATO Engagement in The MediterraneanThe Historical Roots of NATO Engagement in The MediterraneanMonday, August 22, 2022
The structures of the political-military alliance sealed with the North Atlantic Treaty were decided upon within the framework of the so-called Cold War. The conflict between the two superpowers, the United States, and the Soviet Union, arose in...
The Future of Women, Peace, And Security At NATOThe Future of Women, Peace, And Security At NATOMonday, August 22, 2022
NATO’s approach to Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) has developed significantly since it first adopted a policy on the topic in 2007. From a much problematized ‘add women and stir’ approach to improve operational effectiveness in...
A Compass and A Concept: A Guide to The EU And NATO Strategic OutlooksA Compass and A Concept: A Guide to The EU And NATO Strategic OutlooksMonday, August 22, 2022
Russia’s unprovoked war of aggression on Ukraine launched on 24 February 2022[1] is a watershed moment for Europe. The conflict puts an end to the security architecture that defined Europe in the last 30 years, and it further...
NATO After Madrid: Preparing for an Age of Confrontation and DisruptionNATO After Madrid: Preparing for an Age of Confrontation and DisruptionMonday, August 22, 2022
NATO’s Madrid Summit in June 2022 was potentially transformative. Allied leaders were united in their view that Russia poses the most significant and direct threat to their security and to peace and stability in the Euro-Atlantic area. They...
NATO: The Importance of Activism in The Mediterranean ScenarioNATO: The Importance of Activism in The Mediterranean ScenarioMonday, August 22, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a seaquake in contemporary history. The repercussions on food and energy systems and the global chessboard are epochal. Energy systems, as the heart of the economic model of development, stability, are under stress....
Change And Continuity in NATO's Nuclear PrioritiesChange And Continuity in NATO's Nuclear PrioritiesMonday, August 22, 2022
Nuclear weapons play an important role in NATO strategy. Multiple policy documents state that NATO is a nuclear alliance that relies on nuclear and conventional capabilities to ensure the security of its members.[1] There has been significant...
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Foreword In response to the shifting landscape of international politics, the most current TPQ issue focuses on "NATO's Changing Priorities." We present thirteen insightful essays for our Summer 2022 edition from prominent figures in academia, journalism, and nongovernmental organizations. Ten of these articles address the changing priorities of NATO in more general terms, while three others...
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