Strengthening NATO in the Black Sea Region

In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, NATO prioritized the Baltic Sea region, where several NATO allies share a border with Russia. NATO therefore deployed “enhanced Forward Presence” (eFP) battlegroups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland to deter further Russian aggression.1 In in the Black Sea region, however, NATO chose a “tailored Forward Presence” (tFP) – that is to say, a smaller and less capable force, yielding the initiative there to the Kremlin.

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North Atlantic Council Statement as the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Enters Into Force

We reaffirm our commitment to the preservation and strengthening of arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation. As the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, or ban treaty, nears entry into force, we collectively reiterate our opposition to this treaty, as it does not reflect the increasingly challenging international security environment and is at odds with the existing non-proliferation and disarmament architecture.

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Mine u Bašti ruža

*Autorski tekst Nebojše Vujovića specijalno za CEAS

Nebojša Vujović je nekadašnji Ambasador/Šef Misije SRJ pri SAD, autor knjige Poslednji let iz Dejtona, a u pripremi knjiga Kumanovski sporazum/Rez. SB UN 1244

Prvog utorka u novembru svake četiri godine, znalo se ko je vlasnik ključeva Bele kuće.

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Friend or foe: China has NATO worried

A new report warns NATO that a rising China poses "acute challenges." But if the alliance only considers Beijing a "bully" and not a "threat," is there enough reason to rally?

The biggest headlines out of an expert group's new 'reflection paper,' NATO 2030, are centered on China, a country the alliance didn't even formally discuss until last year. Last week, foreign ministers approved the first-ever assessment of China-NATO relations, which remains classified.

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CEAS Press Release: Joint tendentious, misogynistic enterprise with additional elements of defamation and intimidation of convicted war criminal Vojislav Šešelj and Happy TV against Jelena Milic and CEAS

As a guest on the Happy TV morning program on 23 November 2020, Vojislav Šešelj, a convicted war criminal, stated the following: "Katarina just asked me why I came here with a mask. If Katarina was alone on the show, I would have come without a mask, but since you are here Marić, you represent a grave danger because you hang out with Jelena Milić a lot…She carries a whole zoo with her… Marić endeavors to tame NATO crabs. So I will not mention her in that context, but rather Marić. "

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