Allies and Adversaries!

Established in January 2021, Allies and Adversaries explores U.S. foreign policy by analyzing America’s relationships with its allies and adversaries, with a touch of historical context.

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The European Union Grants Ukraine and Moldova Candidate Status

At long last, it finally happened. The European Union (EU), in a show of continued unity in aiding Ukraine in its fight against Russia, agreed to offer Ukraine candidacy into the bloc. In what the European Commission’s President touted as a “defining moment and a very good day for Europe,” the EU finally granted Ukraine […]

Though Not Yet Covered by Article 5, the United States Should Confirm Defense Commitment to Finland and Sweden

In mid-May, Finland and Sweden – two historically non-aligned countries – formally handed in their applications to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, as the Finnish and Swedish Ambassadors to NATO simultaneously handed in the official letters of application at the military alliance’s headquarters in Brussels. Lauded as an “historical moment” by Secretary […]


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