Acts of injustice and violence are robbing children of their childhood throughout Afghanistan. In 2017, there were 3,179 reported cases of children killed and maimed due to conflict-related violence. This rate is on the rise, with the war in Afghanistan killing a record number of civilians in 2018. A number of the children killed in the violence include […]
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.
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.
How can the Alliance limit Russia’s A2/AD strategy in the Baltic Sea? Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview, focusing on the importance of the Gotland and Åland Islands.
Aidan Simardone explores how Montenegro’s accession to NATO has the potential to increase political, economic, and security-related cooperation with Balkan states.
Following an alleged Ukrainian terrorist plot in Crimea, Russia has increased its footprint on the peninsula. Neil Siviter investigates what the new Crimean fortifications entail, and how Russia’s Crimean investment has affected the Black Sea region.
Friends before, frenemies now? Sha Lalapet examines the dynamic changes in US-Turkey relations over the years. While the partnership has stood the test of time, will it survive in light of recent events?