Sending a message? Montenegro will be NATO’s 29th member

It is “just” a relatively small Montenegro but still it is another enlargement for NATO as the accession protocol was signed. What does it mean for both sides, for the Alliance and for Montenegro, especially if we take into account current geopolitical situation?

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Undermining trust: Brexit and security implication for the EU, NATO

British PM David Cameron said: Whenever we turn our back on Europe, sooner or later we come to regret it. We’ve always had to go back in – and always at a much higher cost. So how do you assess the role of the UK in European, transatlantic security regarding potential Brexit? Read few comments.

PM David Cameron says EU in-out referendum will be held on Thursday 23rd June. Credit: gov.uk

PM David Cameron. Credit: http://www.gov.uk

 

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What will the West do in Libya?

NATO ‘three months’ from Libyan coast mission, British ground troops could go to Libya. With headlines like this some people thinks that the West is inching towards some broader military operation in Libya. What is your view on this, and would this help or maybe not much? Read few comments.

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Madeleine Albright at Globsec: I Am Not Afraid of War But Russians Bite

“In the past, we were afraid of nuclear bombs. Today, we do not know what we fear. I think, it is more complicated than before,” this is how Madeleine Albright, former US secretary of state between 1997 and 2001, compared the Cold War world with today’s situation. Interview with her was conducted at the 11th annual security conference Globsec held in Bratislava and was first published in the Slovak newspaper Pravda.

Madeleine Albright. Credit: Globsec

Madeleine Albright. Credit: Globsec

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Edward Lucas about upcoming Globsec

Why do you think Globsec in its 11th edition is still  important and what should be its focus?

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Brussels attacks: Does Europe need new security structures?

Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi called for a European pact for freedom and security” following the attacks in Brussels. But do you think that Europe need some added security structure and if yes what kind of structure, and if not why not? Read few comments.

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What does Islamic State want to achieve by attacking Europe?

Islamic State claims responsibility for attacks in Brussels but so far it is very hard to judge how much was ISIS really involved in planning this. But in general with attacking Europe what does want ISIS to achieve? Read few comments.

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