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Prepping for 2030: The Young Leaders’ Perspective on NATO’s Future

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is set to outline the NATO 2030 initiative to the 30 NATO member countries next week. In prep, Eric Jackson highlights the NATO 2030 Young Leaders’ recommendations on how to strengthen the Alliance.

France and La Grande Muette

Political Accounting: Rethinking NATO’s ‘2 percent’ Rule

Tblisi and NATO – Past, Present and an Uncertain Future

A Partner in Peace: Ukraine’s Complicated Pathway to NATO Membership

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

In this article, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine explores the unilateral Indo-Pacific strategy of four major powers in NATO and how they pose a challenge for NATO in developing a collective strategy for the region.

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

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

Revisiting NATO’s Role in the Russo-Ukrainian War

As NATO finds itself at the center of the growing conflict over Ukraine’s potential accession to the alliance, Arash Toupchinejad examines the different state-led sociopolitical narratives concerning NATO and the implications for member state citizens as it navigates its emerging role in the conflict.

Why Vaccine Passports Will Discriminate Against Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Shifting the Narrative: Biden’s Summit for Democracy

The Big Lie: A ‘Military-Industrial’ Complex

Rumble in the Jungle: A Special Report on the Central African Civil War

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

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

The Need for Secure AI Design Frameworks and AI Model Security

AI technologies are becoming widely adopted in industries across the globe for their potential to revolutionize how organizations engage in business. For example, a report published in late 2020 by McKinsey suggests that organizations are increasingly viewing AI as a tool to generate value, and that the COVID-19 pandemic has further spurred business leaders to Read More…

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

On Thin Ice: Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security in a Circumpolar World

Mining in Greenland: Environmentalism and Development

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

Disinformation and Social Media: A Mutually Reinforcing and Iconic Duo

Since social media is the most prominent medium for disinformation campaigns aimed at Western audiences, Thomas Turmel examines the reasons behind this conscious choice made by foreign actors that reaches Canadians right in their homes.

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

Hong Kong’s Illiberal Education Reform

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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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Meet the Team