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From Security to State-Building: NATO’s Role in the Afghanistan Crisis

In this article, Danna Houssian explores the precedent for NATO’s possible role in the Afghanistan crisis and the politics of NATO involvement in non-member state affairs.

The eFP and Russian Deterrence: From a Common Enemy to a Common Goal

Looking towards a European Army: A once impossible idea becomes a growing necessity

Language Lessons: Fate of Afghan Interpreters Exposes Gaps in Canadian Armed Forces Training and Recruitment

A History of NATO – Infographic

Special Report: NATO’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Japan

In this special report, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine explores how NATO-Japanese relations are key for upholding a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. In particular, Andrew identifies how Japan, back with NATO’s diplomatic experience, can bring together Indo-Pacific nations that do not desire a bipolar order dominated by Sino-US great power competition.

Article V & the Indo-Pacific: Will NATO’s collective defence pact function in an out-of-area region?

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

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?

Special Report: What Is to Be Done?

In this special report, NAOC Senior Editor Justin Dell argues that the Allied withdrawal from Afghanistan does not just constitute another military defeat for the West, but portends an existential crisis for Western civilization. If the leaders of the states that comprise NATO want to preserve the global order they inherited after 1945, and again after 1991, they need to get serious about their self-narrative in the 21st century.

The Foreign and Domestic Perceptions of the Allied Presence in Afghanistan

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

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

An Attack on Autonomy

In this article, Brynn Hopper explores Poland’s backsliding on women’s rights issues and the implications of a near total ban on abortion.

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

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

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

Challenges to Cyber Resiliency Series – Diversity in Cyber Security

Are you interested in hearing about women and diversity in cyber security? Join us for the second panel of our Challenges to Cyber Resiliency Series to hear our panel of experts discuss the challenges facing diversity in cyber security and the importance of incorporating people from different backgrounds and experiences into the cyber field. Register here to Read More…

Should cyberattacks be considered an act of war?

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

Hiding Truth at All Costs: Revisiting the Chernobyl Disaster

This week, Thomas Turmel examines how Soviet authorities try to hide the Chernobyl disaster and why authoritarian states have the tendency to hide the unpleasant truth.

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

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)

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Special Publication

Special Publication

The NATO Association is proud to present its most recent special publication, Towards Coexistence and Cooperation: NATO and China.

This three-part publication seeks to bridge the understanding of strategic priorities and values between NATO and China and determine pathways for peaceful coexistence.

Click the image to read the first report under this publication titled “Seeing through China’s Lens: The Origins and Manifestations of China’s Worldview” by Viola Tian and Alison Zihan Pang. In the report the writers examine the role of the media, education system, Chinese history, and Chinese culture in shaping the worldview of its citizens and the leadership within the People's Republic of China.

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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