Warming climates, emerging natural resources, and intensifying geopolitical threats have made the Arctic an area of great political tension, but Canada does not yet have a strategy to deal with these challenges. Can the country afford to lag behind other Arctic and “Near-Arctic” states in planning for the future of its security?
The Wandering Earth: China’s Cinematic Space Race
The Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth (Liu Lang Di Qiu) shattered boxes offices in 2019. Directed by Frant Gwo, the movie follows the Liu family’s post-apocalyptic space mission to save Earth from Jupiter’s gravitational orbit. The film’s thematic statements and successful public reception are a reflection of China’s increasing confidence in its space exploration program.
The Current State of U.S.–Taiwan Military Procurement
David Sutton discusses the complexities of providing military equipment to Taiwan in the face of technological rivalry and political pressure from Beijing.
Is Global Power Shifting from Washington to Beijing?
In the NAOC’s latest water cooler, our program editors debate whether global power is shifting from the United States to China.
Japan’s Conflicted Fight for Peace
Kelsey Berg explores whether Japan’s longstanding state of pacifism is moving towards military involvement, or if it is a miscommunication.
Assessing America’s Strategic Options toward China, Part VII: Which Will Prevail?
In the final article of of a seven-part series, Michael Lumbers examines America’s future strategic options toward China.
Xi Jinping’s Dream for China
John Pollock examines Xi Jinping’s vision that has led to the rise of China’s economy since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Who’s the Boogyman Under Our Bed?
Our Editors and special contributor, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, debate who poses the greatest threat to global stability: ISIS, Russia or China?
Assessing America’s Strategic Options toward China, Part VI: Offshore Balancing
In the sixth of of a seven-part series, Michael Lumbers examines America’s future strategic options toward China.
Is China Greece’s Plan B?
In the midst of extenuating circumstances, can Greece turn to China for help?