The need to confront climate change is no longer solely an academic debate. It is a policy priority. Climate change is one of the most devastating environmental problems of this century and has recently found its way into the center of political debate and discussion, even making its way onto President Barack Obama’s agenda as […]
It is projected that over the course of this century, the average global temperature will rise between 1-4°C. The most noticeable effect of climate change is occurring in the Arctic, where warmer summers mean record lows for ice spread and in the foreseeable future, ice-free summers at the North Pole. Should the trend indeed persist, it will […]
Despite the increased coordination in Canada-U.S. border security since 9/11, Aaron Willschick argues that the two countries are still far apart when it comes to the perceived risk to their maritime borders.
Milosz Zak surveys the many setbacks in European security, aerospace and defense sectors, and global outreach, in light of US disengagement from the European theatre, outdated territorial mentality in strategic industries, and all round budget cuts.
James M. Bridger argues that just because there has been a reduction in instances of maritime piracy in the Gulf of Guinea does not mean that the problem is close to being solved as offenders have increased both their operational sophistication and target selectivity.
The sale of Nexen has many shades of grey, but does not represent a major strategic pivot towards China, nor will it jeopardize Canada’s relationship with the United States or be deleterious to the goal of North American Energy independence. The Nexen sale is fundamentally about the assets they hold and retaining domestic control over […]
RegistrationMember Registration $20.00 CADNon-Member Registration $25.00 CADStudent Registration $15.00 CAD Please join us from 6:45-8:30pm on the evening of February 11th at 165 University Avenue for a discussion on The Challenges of United Nations Policing. Retired RCMP officer Larry Busch will describe the strengths and weaknesses of United Nations Policing Operations. The event will begin […]