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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*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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Three Seas Initiative Turns Five Years Old, With Summit Focusing on Digital Sphere

On October 19–20, Tallinn, Estonia, hosted the fifth summit of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI), a forum for dialogue involving a dozen European Union member states located in Central and Eastern Europe (ERR, October 19). The regional initiative was informally inaugurated in September 2015, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Since then, the platform has undergone a deep transformation and continued, tangible institutionalization.

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