Category: Analysis

NATO: The Shifting Sands of an Alliance

by Alasdair Bowie alasdair.bowie@cesran.org As a military alliance the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has been the cornerstone of European defence since its formation in 1949.[i] NATO has stood the test of time, acting...

Raqqa vs Kobani – Terrorism vs Revolution

There is a thin stria between revolution and terrorism. If an uprising or a revolt results in a new social, political and economic order, it becomes a revolution superseding the previous order or power...