Mainstream media fixates on the 2% of GDP benchmark for defence spending among NATO allies when it comes to determining their commitment and contribution to the alliance as a whole. Willow Hillman discussed why focusing on this specific measure distracts allies from pursuing capability-based measures of alliance contributions.
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.
Canada has been criticized for not contributing enough money to international defence, but do defence expenditures truly reflect Canada’s contribution.
In her debut article, Julie-Anne examines the strategic underpinnings of Japan’s 2016 defence budget
Does Poland’s history affect its military response to possible threats of Russian aggression? Sandy Vingoe investigates in his latest article.