Operation IMPACT: A Sit-Down with Brigadier-General Colin Keiver

Operation IMPACT is currently the largest deployed operation in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). The operation consists of Canada’s contribution to global efforts to defeat the threat of Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) in Iraq and Syria. It consists of two phases. The first entailed reversing the territorial gain of Daesh, while the […]

The Monocle Daily’s Interview with Alexis Amini on the RCAF pilot shortage.

On Wednesday, March 13th 2019, Research Analyst Alexis Amini was interviewed by the Monocle Daily on the topic of RCAF pilot shortages. Photo: The RCAF’s livery is shown on this leased King Air 350, which operates out of 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario. Via. Royal Canadian Airforce website. Disclaimer: Any views or opinions expressed in articles […]

Turkey, Georgia, and Energy Security

European energy security, especially the diversification of sources of supply of natural gas, increasingly depends on the South Caucasus countries of Georgia and Azerbaijan. Russia is building the NordStream Two and TurkStream pipelines in order to secure European Union (EU) dependence on Russian gas for decades to come. Because of its unique geographical situation, Georgia […]

Seventy Years of Security – Canadian Contributions, New Challenges and Global Stability

The NATO Association of Canada is proud to release “Seventy Years of Security”, a special publication compiling the best articles published by the organization within the past year and a half covering three major topics: Canada in NATO, emerging security, and NATO’s global impact. The compilation was created to showcase both the intellectual prowess of those working at the NATO Association of Canada, as well as the diverse array of threats NATO faces.