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A Fragile Balance in the Mediterranean

Russia has long sought a presence in the Mediterranean, and thanks to its intervention in Syria, it now has one. But can it challenge NATO and its dominance? Not yet, says Elliott Simpson, but as tensions mount elsewhere, NATO should remain vigilant.

Democracy Battles Back: Inside Canada’s Mission to the Baltics with Ambassador Kevin Rex

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

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

Special Report: Canada and Neo-Middle Power Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific

In this article, Research Analyst Emilio Angeles examines the Canada-ASEAN free-trade negotiations and explains how it represents the continuation of neo-middle power diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific.

NATO, AUKUS & the Indo-Pacific: Further Proof of Intra-Alliance Friction

How Should Canada Respond to Hostage Diplomacy?

NATO and the Philippines: The First Step Towards a Strategic Partnership

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

Trouble in the Caucasus – The Roots of Iran’s Tensions with Azerbaijan

One year after the Nagorno-Karabakh war, regional security in the South Caucasus is once again at risk. This time, Iran and Azerbaijan are at odds as the countries exchange words and flex their military might in drills across their shared border. In this article, Arash Toupchinejad highlights the root causes of the increasingly sociopolitical dispute and how it could have significant implications for NATO.

Ten Facts about Canada’s World War One Contribution

Governor General Mary Simon Brings New Representation to Indigenous Peoples’ Centuries-Old History with Canada’s Armed Forces

China’s Hybrid War on Taiwan: Fighter Jets to Fruit Politics

A Brief History of LGBTQI2S+ Rights in Canada

Examining the Setbacks in Women Leadership in the Context of the Albanian Armed Forces

Women in positions of leadership has been a subject of debate recently in the Albanian Armed Forces. However, a new political improvement was the commitment to the adoption of the UN resolution on Women Peace and Security, which served as the benchmark for the forthcoming Albanian National Action Plan (ANAP) Despite the ongoing progress made in ten years, the figures on paper differ from reality.

The Crisis in Afghanistan: An Interview with Journalist and Human Rights Activist, Sally Armstrong

A Brief History of Canada’s Armed Forces and its Indigenous Peoples

An Attack on Autonomy

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

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

Zero Trust Networks: A New Normal for Cybersecurity?

What is Zero Trust in cybersecurity, and what are the reasons for the Biden administration’s push towards a Zero Trust architecture? In this article, Bryan Roh explains some of the reasons why the Zero Trust security model is gaining momentum in both the public and private sectors.

Democratic Backsliding in Former Communist Countries: Hungary

Democratic Backsliding in Former Communist Countries: Poland

Challenges to Cyber Resiliency Series – Diversity in Cyber Security

Should cyberattacks be considered an act of war?

La législation française sur la désinformation, un exemple à suivre ?

En novembre 2018, l’Assemblé nationale française adoptait La loi contre la manipulation de l’information. La France suivait alors les traces de l’Allemagne en se dotant d’une loi sur la désinformation adaptée aux plateformes sociales du 21e siècle. En fait, la loi française qui a été adoptée était une mise à jour, une adaptation aux nouvelles réalités Read More…

Disinformation in Warfare: American PsyOps and the Lord’s Resistance Army

Hiding Truth at All Costs: Revisiting the Chernobyl Disaster

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

Disinformation and Social Media: A Mutually Reinforcing and Iconic Duo

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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 third and final report under this publication titled “The Ambitions of the People’s Republic of China: An Opportunity and a Threat to the Rules-Based International Order” by H. Olivia Hamilton and Ruben Barragan. Together examine China's relationship with multilateral agencies within the United Nations and make recommendations for enhancing cooperation.

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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.

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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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