Category: Storia

Rethinking NATO’s post-Cold War enlargement – part II

The second part of “Rethinking NATO’s post-Cold War enlargement”. Pressures to open up the Alliance to Eastern and Central Europe came, primarily, from the newly democratic government established in those countries. The former members of the Warsaw Pact, as instability arose in the former Soviet Union and a civil war broke out in Bosnia, started fearing their safety was at stake as well.

Rethinking NATO’s post-Cold War enlargement – part I

The 26th of December 1991, the day after Michael Gorbachev addressed for the last time his people as the leader of the Soviet Union, the USSR officially ceased to exist. Among all the possible issues that this historical event could have raised, there was certainly the one regarding the future of the Atlantic Alliance