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Revitalizing Canadian Peacekeeping: The Road to 2021

As Canada begins campaigning for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will seek a renewed presence in UN peacekeeping. With Canada having largely withdrawn from UN peacekeeping nearly 20 years ago, Neil Siviter examines how UN peacekeeping has changed, and also, how Canada can re-engage with these operations.

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Reconvening the NATO-Russia Council: How Renewed Engagement Could Strengthen Global Security

For two years now, following Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, cooperation within the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) had been suspended. With a meeting of the NRC scheduled to take place in April 20, 2016, Neil Siviter examines how renewed cooperation could strengthen approaches to longstanding international security issues.