In part two, Ben Abonyi comments on how the Finnish elections and Russia’s aggression against Finland could affect its potential NATO membership.
Author: Ben Abonyi
NATO and the Nordics Part One: Sweden’s NATO debate in the wake of Russian bellicosity
In Part one, Ben Abonyi assesses Sweden’s strategic connections with NATO, and Russian aggression against Sweden’s potential NATO membership.
Barrage of Revelations Undermines Public Trust in Veterans Affairs
Ben Abonyi discusses the shocking revelations regarding Veteran Affairs Canada, and the lack of funding for Operational Stress Injury clinics across Canada.
Let’s Talk About Military Suicide
In light of recent attention being paid to issues facing the Canadian Armed Forces, Ben Abonyi examines suicide in the military.
A City at the Border
As the conflict in the Middle East continues, Ben Abonyi discusses Turkey’s changing position and the city of Kobane.
The Arms Trade Treaty: A Promising Start?
In his latest work, Ben Abonyi examines the Arms Trade Treaty.
Canadian Armed Forces’ Security at Home: Increased Vigilance After Successive Attacks
Following the events in Ottawa, Ben Abonyi examines the efforts of the Canadian Armed Forces to increase vigilance at home.
A Talk with Professor Bill Smullen on NATO, Canada, and more
Ben Abonyi sits down with Professor Bill Smullen, Director of the National Security Studies Program of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, to discuss NATO, Canada, IS and Russia.
Canada Must be Part of the Solution to Climate Change
Global interest in climate change rises and falls with the holding of conferences. Ben Abonyi, in light of last month’s climate conference in New York, examines what Canada has done to be part of the solution for climate change.
US Requests Greater Canadian Contribution in Iraq as Some Suggest Increasing Investment in the CAF
As Canada deliberates how to contribute to the fight against IS, Ben Abonyi examines Canada’s defence spending and its impact on the Canadian Armed Forces ability to operate.