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Stockholm’s Decision: Examining Sweden’s Future with NATO

A recent boost in Swedish military spending, growing support by Swedish voters and government to join NATO, and heightened tensions with Russia all point to one question: Will Stockholm join the alliance? In this article, Elliott Simpson presents the case of Sweden and its relationship with NATO.

Defending Canada and Canadian Values: An Analysis of Military Expenditures in Budget 2021

Top Guns: Canada and NATO Air Task Force Romania

A Terrorist’s Tempest: The Challenge of Operation Sea Guardian

A Case for NATO in the Sahel

Oh QUAD what are thou: Key strategic lessons the QUAD can take away from NATO’s longstanding history

When the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD)—Australia, India, Japan, and the United States—leaders convened virtually in early March, they discussed the threat of COVID-19, economic cooperation, and the ongoing climate crisis. Despite these real and significant challenges, the QUAD, and its members, are more concerned with the belligerent rise of China in the Indo-Pacific. It is Read More…

The Quad and the Blue Dot Network: Opportunities for Expansion and Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

Media Advisory: Climate Trends, Expected Impacts & What Can Be Done?

To register for event click here. Topics: Current climate warming trend, its expected impact, what can be done and upcoming associated conference. About this Event This media advisory event will be hosted on May 4th at 11 am and be about the current climate warming trend, its expected impact on human security and what should Read More…

The Loss of a Father Figure: What the Passing of Prince Philip Means for Canada

Command and Control: The U.S. Civil-Military Relationship

Special Report: The Id, Individuality, and the Genesis of National Foreign Policy

What are the actual extent – and limits – of the power of the Prime Minister?

The Long and Winding Road: NATO and the UN’s Approach to Women and R2P

In this article, Nicole Dougherty, explores how NATO and the UN have approached the topic of Women and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). The article explores how the organizations have created policies and practices meant to address this issue and provides some policy suggestions on how they can improve them in the future.

U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan: What it Means for Women

The Female Qur’an Experts Helping to Fight Radical Islam

Gender-Based Violence and COVID-19

Why Women Play an Essential Role in the Canadian Armed Forces

Biden and the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership: Challenges for Re-entry

The greatest challenge for Biden in the Pacific may be proving that U.S participation in multilateral-free trade agreements is a necessity and not a luxury. Emilio Angeles writes.

The Future of Canada-Japan Relations in the Post-Trump Era

Russia-NATO (mis)interpretation of Post-Cold War Enlargement; A Case Study of the Security Dilemma

Uncertain Alliance: Turkey’s goals in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the implications for Canada-Turkey relations

Dragon Slayer: The Partial Foreign Policy of Erin O’Toole’s Conservative Party

Mining in Greenland: Environmentalism and Development

Greenland, home to over 55,000 inhabitants, seldom appears in international media. Unbeknownst to many, Greenland is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark, with its own language (Greenlandic), government (responsible for all but monetary, foreign, and domestic policy), and economy (based on tourism and fishing). Home to a majority Inuit population, it behaves in Read More…

The Future of Warfare: Security Implications of Emerging and Disruptive Technologies (EDTs)

A Deeper Look at the Canadian AI Talent Brain Drain

A Genealogy of Terrorism: Colonial Law and the Origins of an Idea

The Asia-Pacific Mulls Over 5G National Security Concerns

The Future of Warfare: Security Implications of Emerging and Disruptive Technologies (EDTs)

What are emerging and disruptive technologies (EDTs) and how will they affect the future of warfare? In this article, Neven Vincic explores the concept of EDTs and their potential to revolutionize the international security environment and the nature of warfare in the coming decades.

What Constitutes Fake News in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Illiberal Education Reform

‘The Kids Are Alright’: How Young Journalists Find Ways to Report on Social Issues in Russia

The Third Realm: Closed-Circuit Information Censorship in China

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Special Publication

Special Publication

The NATO Association of Canada is proud to present its Fall 2020 publication, NATO and the Asia-Pacific.

These essays present a range of perspectives from some of the world’s top experts on the topic of NATO’s engagement with actors and institutions from across the AsiaPacific region. The NATO Association of Canada asserts that multilateralism and cooperation remain the most effective tools at our disposal for meeting twenty-first century challenges such as climate change, pandemic disease, or armed conflict. We hope that these essays can provide a starting point for further dialogue towards this goal.

NATÔ Canada! Podcast

NATÔ Canada! Podcast

In this series, the NATO Association of Canada in partnership with the NATO Research Group out of the University of Toronto, explore issues related to security, prosperity, and the international rules-based order.

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