Canada Canadian Armed Forces Defense Energy & Resources International Law & Policy Maritime Nation Naval Issues Paul Pryce Search and Rescue Security Technology The Arctic Western Europe

The Delayed Antidote to Canada’s Arctic Anxiety

Paul Pryce offers an update on Canada’s expected Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships. Over budget and potentially behind schedule, there is some cause for concern.

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The Little Engine That Couldn’t: Phasing Out Mare Nostrum (Part Two)

Part One of this article focussed on the shortcomings of Operation Triton, and the policy negotiations Europeans must make when it comes to saving human lives and protecting their borders. While migrant lives are unquestionably important, they are not the sole issue dominating the discussions of migrant smuggling. An unsustainable pattern of illicit immigration has Read More…

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The Little Engine That Couldn’t: Phasing Out Mare Nostrum (Part One)

This past July I wrote about Italy’s Mare Nostrum project, which was designed to save vulnerable migrants while crossing the Mediterranean. The program has cost the Italian Government approximately 9 million euros per month, and will be officially phased out by the end of the year. Part of the reason the program was ended was Read More…

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Russia’s Resurgent Navy: Assessing The Northern Fleet

With the world looking at southern Russia, Erik Underwood looks north, assessing the revitalization of the Northern Fleet.