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International and Security Benefits of an Active Canadian Role in Venezuela

Many Venezuelans are eagerly hoping the election July 8, 2024 can be used to restart the rule of law and democratic norms in their country. Why should Canada actively support this process? Under socialist President Nicolas Maduro, during the 2010s, Venezuela became known internationally as the most left-wing country in Latin America, with the exception Read More…

NATO Historical Series – Winning the Cold War

Summer 2023 NATO Association of Canada-Canadian Army Journal Co-Publication Released

Should Canada Keep Training African Soldiers?

Why Are Tensions Between NATO and Russia So High?

Tides of Power: China’s Potential Strategic Dominance in Shipbuilding and Its Influence on Naval Power for the U.S.

China has a significant position in global commercial shipbuilding and its control is growing, granting it a formidable strategic industrial advantage in modernizing and expanding the capabilities of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). This is important as the PLAN’s modernization, in numerical and tonnage, combined with its intention to move beyond a littoral naval Read More…

From Minilaterals to Indo-Pacific Treaty Organization: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Roaring Rivals: The Tiger and the Dragon, and the Indo-Pacific Chessboard

NATO Association of Canada and student organisation from Memorial University of Newfoundland officially launches the Atlantic Canada Security Policy Forum

The Rise of the ”TikTok General”: Unpacking Possible Continuities and Changes in Indonesia’s Foreign Policy under President-Elect Prabowo Subianto

What Is ISIS-K And What Are Its Objectives?

The Islamic State – Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) is an Islamic State affiliate that emerged in late 2014 as a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban. ISIS-K  is an autonomous franchise operation granted by the Islamic State leadership; the “Islamic State” brand gives ISIS-K name   recognition, credibility, and access to funding and resources. The militia Read More…

The Polycrisis: Behind the Buzzword

Continuing Navalny’s fight: towards a Democratic Russia.

A feminist approach to navigating a world in flux.

Afghanistan: Not Buried Yet

A feminist approach to navigating a world in flux.

VUCA. An acronym commonly used by organizational leaders within the business environment has now become all too relevant in the context of international affairs. V. Volatile. U. Uncertain. C. Complex. A. Ambiguous. This is the state that humanity currently finds itself in. Ranging from realities such as increasing levels of political polarization to the rise Read More…

The Current Israel-Palestine Conflict Requires Moral Clarity 

The Societal and Political Treatment of Women in Politics

The Power of Women in Peacekeeping and its Promise for Security

Criminalizing Gender Apartheid: the Solution to the Oppression of Women?

Unveiling Western Business Implications in the Russian Defence Industry’s Supply Chains

Significant attention has been drawn to the adaptability of Russia’s defence industry and how it has diversified its supply chains, circumvented sanctions, and bolstered its ability to conduct its war of aggression on Ukraine. While scrutiny has been directed towards adversaries, such as Iran and North Korea, and intermediaries (e.g., China), including Western allies and Read More…

What Is ISIS-K And What Are Its Objectives?

The Rise of the ”TikTok General”: Unpacking Possible Continuities and Changes in Indonesia’s Foreign Policy under President-Elect Prabowo Subianto

Towards a Stronger Europe: EDIS Feasibility and Collaboration for Enhanced Defence Resilience

Navigating BRICS Expansion with an Eye to China and Russia: A Strategic Perspective

The Missing Element to Navigating the Threat of AI

November 30, 2022 marked a turning point in the landscape of artificial intelligence (AI). On this day, a new technology known as ChatGPT landed in the hands of the public. Launched as an interactive chatbot by AI research and deployment company, OpenAI, the tool quickly initiated a cascade of exponential technological advancement that took society Read More…

The Geopolitical Ramifications of Cyber Attacks on Canadian Energy Grids

The Russia-Ukraine War’s INF Angle

Radical Right Politics in Europe: Poland

The Next Pandemic: Is Canada Ready?

Mapping Russian Disinformation Narratives And Their Influence Across Europe In The Face Of The 2024 European Parliament Election

Since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the threat of pro-Kremlin disinformation in Europe has become a matter of increasingly pressing concern. This is particularly true for NATO members that provide Ukraine with significant military and humanitarian aid. Between February and March of 2022, Russia’s state budget for mass media increased by 433 percent, as “the audience and reach Read More…

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms vs. Vaccine Mandates in the Canadian Armed Forces

Summer 2023 NATO Association of Canada-Canadian Army Journal Co-Publication Released

Navigating Hybrid Warfare: Understanding the Threat and Taking Action

Hybrid Threats in the Western Balkans: Implications for NATO and Transnational Security

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Special Publication

The NATO Association of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Army Journal (CAJ) announces the release of Cutting through the Haze: Grey Zone Operations and Contemporary Threats, eds. Christopher Maternowski and Aditi Malhotra (Summer 2023).

An inaugural collaboration between the NATO Association of Canada and the CAJ, this volume provides perspectives on issues relevant to grey zone operations and other topics from experts within the North American defence and security community. The volume emphasizes the growing importance of the grey zone and the role of defence innovation in grey zone and conventional operations.

Special Publication

Special Publication

The NATO Association of Canada has released its Winter 2023 special publication.

In Navigating a Global Crisis: Climate Change and NATO, ed. Christopher Maternowski, leading authorities offer insights on what rising temperatures mean for international security and NATO. The volume explores the many ways in which climate change constitutes an urgent concern for the international community and a threat on which NATO and other intergovernmental organizations must increasingly collaborate and act.

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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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