American threats and implementations of tariffs have alienated the superpower further from its allies. It is in this environment that the world carefully observed the G7 Conference in Charlevoix, Quebec and witnessed the elevation of tensions between other Western leaders and the United States. NAOC Program Editors for the Canadian Armed Forces, Cyber Security and […]
States must commit to international law if they wish to avoid conflict in the Arctic, Aidan Simardone writes.
Sri Lanka is currently the geopolitical fulcrum between the East and the West. Dominant states in their respective regions have utilized foreign direct investment as a tool of soft power to assert influence in Sri Lanka. Investor states have funded development initiatives, believing the compounded interest of good will, will pay strategic dividends for securing […]
With the rise of Russian aggression, the US must be willing to act multilaterally with its European partners and be able to project stability beyond its own borders. Jayson Derow discusses the vital interests of the US in a Europe that is democratic, stable, robust, and undivided.
Although securitization has provided the US military a broader role and influence, Jayson Derow analyzes the resulting imbalance of resources and authority in US foreign policy management.
Helin Alcinkaya explores President Donald Trump’s recent decision to ban all transgender military personnel in the U.S Armed Forces.
To honour LGBT month, the turbulent experiences of identifying service men and women are acknowledged, while the paranoia surrounding their service are debunked. The accession of prospective nations into the Alliance raises the question of whether the LGBT inclusion status of a nation is a factor worth considering for membership. And if it should be, can religious affiliation influence the security and defence commitments of NATO members?