This year, NATO celebrates the 70th anniversary of its storied history – but the current multilateral structure of the alliance was not always a given. Since its 1949 inception, diplomats, politicians, and strategists have occasionally theorized a “Dumbbell” concept of NATO. What does this mean, and why did the “Dumbbell” never take shape?
Willow Hillman discusses problems with the Canadian Defence Procurement process and how bipartisan agreement on small features of the process at the outset could represent the first step on a journey of a thousand miles.
Junior Research Fellow Sivan Ghasem overviews Canada’s involvement in NATO’s 2018 Trident Juncture exercise.
Junior Research Fellow Lee Williamson analyzes the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship program procurement initiative, its criticisms and ultimately its purpose for Canada.
What do Canadian’s really know about Canada’s military? Procurement? The government’s defence budget? Through logistical analysis from two different institutes, this article by Taylor Allen seeks to find out.
In today’s day and age, the battlefields of war and the boundaries of conflict have changed significantly. Conflict can manifest in various forms – hot wars, cold wars, trade wars, and most recently cyberwar. Digital attacks have the capacity to cripple a states infrastructure from thousands of kilometers away. The internet has become a new […]