Ananda Narasimhan Canadian Armed Forces Expanding Community Maritime Nation

Should Canada and NATO allies build stronger ties with strategic partners in South Asia? Part I

NATO and India have the potential to establish a mutual beneficial military-diplomatic relationship creating security within Asia. A two part article explores the possibilities of an Indo-NATO partnership.

Canada Canadian Armed Forces Defense Maritime Nation Naval Issues Naval Modernization Paul Pryce Procurement Security Spain

Canada’s Supply Ship Slipup: ‘Ready, Aye, Ready’?

The early retirement of the Protecteur-class supply ships leaves the Royal Canadian Navy in a challenging position. Paul Pryce discusses the attempted solutions and their potential impact on Canada’s military readiness.

Asia-Pacific China Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Defense Energy & Resources Global Horizons John Pollock Maritime Nation Naval Issues Security Security, Trade and the Economy Uncategorized

Tensions in the South China Sea Mark China’s Growing Regional Influence

John Pollock discusses the highly contested area of the South China Sea and the power China is exerting in the region.

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Defense Maritime Nation Naval Issues Paul Pryce The Middle East and North Africa

Algeria’s Maritime Push

The Algerian National Navy has been on a buying frenzy in recent years, amassing a significant maritime force. In September 2014, representing the culmination of a longer term procurement project, Italy’s Orizzonte Sistemi Navali (OSN) delivered Algeria’s new flagship, an 8,800-tonne amphibious assault ship called the Kalaat Beni-Abbes. But newer projects than OSN’s are currently Read More…

"Peter the Great"
Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Eastern Europe and Russia Energy & Resources Maritime Nation Stefano Spensieri The Arctic

The Coldest War: Part One

There is a new ‘cold’ war brewing between northern states, a war over arctic sovereignty.  With global temperatures rising and arctic ice melting, previously unnavigable paths have now opened up. For a few months out of the year, new passages are allowing for transportation, as well as mineral, oil and gas exploration. This means increased Read More…