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NATO’s Viceroy: The Commander-in-Chief’s Interview with David Lloyd Johnston

A bilingual discussion on the Constitution, national security and foreign policy with The Rt. Hon. David Johnston, the 28th Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over Canada.

Intersectionality and Lived Experience in the CAF: The Role of Identity in Institutional Legitimacy

Last In, First Out: Two Decades in Afghanistan

Today’s Reporter, Tomorrow’s Historian: The Story of Sgt Donnie McDonald and Operation REASSURANCE

‘Global Britain’ in Practice

The Indo-Pacific Takeaway: How can NATO build up its resiliency to China and a contentious global order

In this article, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine identifies how a contentious Indo-Pacific can strategically maneuver NATO to preserve transatlantic prosperity by renewing its resiliency to Chinese cyber and economic coercion.

Special Report: Anticipating China’s reaction to NATO’s extra-regional tilt towards the Indo-Pacific

The Luring of the Indo-Pacific: Can NATO formulate a collective regional strategy for its members?

Oh QUAD, What Art Thou?: Key strategic lessons the QUAD can take from NATO’s longstanding history

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

Leaving Together: Interpreters Risked Their Lives for Canada. It Is Time Canada Helped Them.

Photo: A Canadian soldier and an Afghan interpreter converse with an Afghan woman in Kandahar as part of Allied reconstruction efforts in that district. 08/26/2007. Picture by Cpl Simon Duschesne, via flickr. Licensed under CC BY 2.0. On September 27th, 2015, Mohammad Omar Abdullah fled his home in Kabul, leaving behind his wife and daughters. Read More…

Accountability or Punishment? Recent Pew Research Centre study reveals how divided—and confused—society remains over ‘Cancel Culture’

Book Review: The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac

Killer Tunes – The Role of Music as a Weapon in Combat and Conflict

NATO as Turkey’s Channel for Rapprochement with the West

Intersectionality and Lived Experience in the CAF: The Role of Identity in Institutional Legitimacy

Intersectionality and lived experience, though standard concepts within many policy areas, has been largely absent from military diversity and inclusivity initiatives. In this article, Caleigh Wong explores the Canadian Armed Forces’ current leadership crisis through this lens to understand how a broader understanding of identity may help inform long-overdue institutional reform.

Unpacking the Debate on Gender-Neutral Conscription: The Sweden Case

A Turning Point for the Canadian Armed Forces: What this Means at Home and Abroad

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

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

Deutschland’s Dissonance: Nordstream, Nazism and NATO’s Peril

Despite NATO’s objections, as Germany persists in cooperation with Russia, Arjun Singh deconstructs the German strategic calculus on Nord Stream 2 and impact of Holocaust history.

Two Cents for Defence

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

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

Should cyberattacks be considered an act of war?

From the advent of the U.S.’s development and releasing of the Stuxnet virus in 2010 to the more recent attacks on critical infrastructure, such as the Colonial Pipeline, cyberattacks have become an increasingly prominent and newsworthy facet of contemporary society and international relations. While by no means novel phenomena, amidst these growing developments and in Read More…

Colombia Protests, NATO Partnership, and Democratic Principles

Lukashenko’s Gambit: Embattled Belarusian President Risks National Sovereignty Amidst Increasing Isolation from the West

The Need for Secure AI Design Frameworks and AI Model Security

The Importance of Biometric Data Sharing in Counter-Terrorism Capability Development

One Event, Two Headlines: Media Bias in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

With the last episode of Israeli-Gaza violence seemingly behind us, Thomas Turmel examines how the narrative surrounding a violent incident in East Jerusalem was manipulated both by the Times of Israel and Al Jazeera to present a bias view of the events.

Disinformation and Social Media: A Mutually Reinforcing and Iconic Duo

Russian Disinformation and Social Movements: An Explosive Cocktail

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

What Constitutes Fake News in Hong Kong

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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.

2019 Summer Soirée

NATO 70th Anniversary

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