The Challenges Ahead

By Pál Dunay and Matthew Rhodes, Marshall Center professors NATO is often called the most successful alliance in history. This is indicated by the Alliance’s continued cohesion and its members’ confidence that it enhances their…

The NATO-EU Partnership

By Lt. Gen. Hans-Werner Wiermann, German Bundeswehr, director general, NATO International Military Staff “NATO is the strongest and most successful Alliance in history. It guarantees the security of our territory and our one billion…

Germany-United States-NATO Relations

By Dr. Ralf Roloff and Dr. Matthew Rhodes, Marshall Center professors The following dialogue is adapted from the “Germany Votes” edition of the contributors’ quarterly “Transatlantic Talk” audio podcast. It was recorded…

NATO in the North

By Snorri Matthíasson, Icelandic Foreign Service officer and political advisor to NATO Joint Task Force Command Norfolk Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and the United States were original signatories to the Washington Treaty, placing…

Stability Policing

By Col. Giuseppe De Magistris, director, NATO Stability Policing Centre of Excellence, and Stefano Bergonzini, staff assistant, NATO Stability Policing Centre of Excellence   The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a…

The Return of V Corps

Lt. Gen. John S. Kolasheski assumed command of U.S Army V Corps in Fort Knox, Kentucky, in the United States, in 2020. Formerly known as the Fifth Corps, the V Corps was active during World War I, World War II, the Cold War, the Kosovo…

The Atlantic Alliance

By Jan Havránek, deputy minister of defence, the Czech Republic The adoption of a new Strategic Concept is a logical step for NATO. The Alliance, as well as the global security environment, have fundamentally changed over the past 10…

One For All and All For One

Author: Olivier Schmitt, Foreword By: Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer Published By: Georgetown University Press Reviewed By: Patrick Swan, per Concordiam contributor God may favor the big battalions, per Napoleon’s apocryphal dictum. But…

Russia’s 21st Century Imperialism

Understanding Russia’s regional reach in an era of great power competition By Dr. Graeme P. Herd, Marshall Center professor  |  Photos by The Associated Press Russia conceives of itself as a great power, with Moscow as the controlling…