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.
Military culture across the world has gone through significant shifts. The male-dominated institution has made important strives in the last 20 years with regards to gender equality. In Canada, women have been participating in Canada’s military history for the last 100 years, but it was not until the year 2000 that all restrictions were lifted, […]
A three-part article analyses Canada’s diplomatic, economic and military policies to address the challenges and opportunities for the Asia-Pacific region.
The lack of cooperation in the field of defence has a high cost for the EU. The Commission recently presented a plan to solve this problem. Is it the first step towards a common EU defence?
NATO’s deterrence strategy depends greatly on American nuclear weapons. Find out why America needs to lead NATO in updating NATO’s deterrence posture with Touraj Riazi.
From 17 to 19 January, 2017, NATO’s Crisis Management and Disaster Response CMDR COE, based in Sofia, cosponsored a Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop along with the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The event promoted the UNISDR’s latest Disaster Risk Reduction framework, which had been adopted in 2015. The Workshop was supported by […]