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22 Feb 2012
Cold War | Europe | expansion | International Organisation | International Security | NATO | Politics | Russia | Security Dilema | Americas | Global | International
Editor's Note: The article below has been retained as a guide to the debates that preceded further NATO expansion in 2004 (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Romania...
22 Feb 2012
armament of rebels | Hegemony | NATO | nuclear arms race | Politics | terrorism | United States military | world peace | Americas | Global | War/peace | International
During the Cold War Era, the United States vastly expanded its military capacity; today, the US military vastly outstrips any other military in the world. For...
21 Feb 2012
Cold War | Defence | International Organisations | Military | NATO | Politics | Europe | Global | International
NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, is a military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty. It was founded in 1949 by twelve Allied countries...
20 Feb 2012
Defence | Georgia | International Affairs | International Security | NATO | North Atlantic Treaty Organisation | OTAN | Politics | Russia | Ukraine | Europe | International
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was founded in 1949 as a political and military alliance binding western European democracies such as Britain and France...
18 Feb 2012
Army | collective defence | Cooperation | Defence | Defence | EUROPEAN UNION | NATO | Politics | Government | Europe | Global | International
In recent years, there has been much discussion regarding the concept of a European Defence Force (sometimes referred to as the “Euro Corps” or EDF). Such a...
This House believes NATO countries and the government of Afghanistan should negotiate a power-sharing deal with the Taliban.
17 Feb 2012
Afghanistan | al Qaeda | Diplomacy | NATO | Negotiations | Peace | Taliban | terrorism | War | Americas | Middle East | International
The Taliban first emerged in an organized form in 1994, from the confusion of twenty years of civil war in Afghanistan. They presented themselves as an...
26 Jan 2012
International Cooperation | intervention | Just war | Kosovo | NATO | R2P | responsibility to protect | United Nations | Human rights | International law | Global | International | Law
Throughout the 1990s, humanitarian disasters and perceived United Nations' failures in Somalia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Kosovo led to considerable discussion...
26 Jan 2012
Afghanistan | Democracy | Germany | Iraq | Japan | Libya | NATO | Politics | sovereignty | United Nations | Politics General | Global | Political philosophy | International
Whether it takes the form of imperialism or the neoconservative movement, democratic countries have long seen it in their duty to “civilize” and...