Archive for the ‘North Atlantic Treaty Organization’ Category

The Eurasian Crisis

October 3rd, 2014 by admin

NATO was effectively established in 1949 as a system of collective defense of its member states against an external aggressor, at that time, being the Soviet Union. This mandate continues into the present and must address the threat of the Russian Federation occupation of previously independent Eurasian states. On March 21, Putin annexed Crimea, which […]

Afghanistan

October 3rd, 2014 by admin

As NATO’s mandate in Afghanistan comes to a close, there is expected to be a substantial withdrawal of its International Security Assistant Forces (ISAF) by December 2014. A new and different NATO mission will then advise, train, and assist the Afghan security. As it approach withdrawal, NATO must aid in the creation of sustainable government […]