NATO’s challenges amidst the coronavirus crisis: In need for a strategic turn or readjustment?

By Maria (Mary) Papageorgiou – This blog post identifies five challenges facing NATO and explores their future implications. Leadership, funding, disinformation campaigns, biosecurity threats and the relationship between the allies will determine the alliance’s direction in the emerging geostrategic environment.

State or Market: Who governs the use of legitimate force?

By Velibor Jakovleski – The State Monopoly on the Legitimate use of Force (SMLF) implies that states alone have the right to use, or authorize the use of, force. Examples of the responsibilization of the market suggest this is only an ideal type.