There is an ongoing debate whether there is a linkage between the importance of transatlantic values and the level of effective commitment that might contribute to the enduring success of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In my strongest opinion, there is a precondition to how our alliance can achieve success in the future. And Read More…
The Expanding Community program at the NAOC has three aims. First, the program seeks to explore the growth of the NATO alliance, prospective members and relationship with partners. Secondly, it looks at human rights issues and its effects on NATO member and partner countries. Thirdly, it features Canada’s global connections, including our links to other nations on a bilateral basis, and the role Canada plays within international and multilateral institutions. Check back regularly for original articles, as well as links to related news, blog posts and videos from around the world.
NATO’s Building Integrity Policy: The Promotion of Good Governance to Reduce Security Risks
Junior research fellow Sivan Ghasem analyzes NATO’s Building Integrity (BI) and the promotion of good governance and principles of integrity, transparency and accountability in the defence and security sector.
Nation States & NATO
Analyst and Editor Taylor Allen’s special interactive map publication, filled with informative excerpts on NATO’s member states, its leaders within the Alliance and some of its most important partner states.
Commitment to Global Prosperity: Canada and Multilateral Institutions
Junior Research Fellow Sivan Ghasem outlines the major international organizations Canada is currently involved with
What is NATO doing in Mauritania?
In this article, Sivan Ghasem explores the avenues of cooperation between NATO and Mauritania.
What the Canada-Saudi Arabia Dispute Reveals About Canada’s Allies
On September 26, in the latest development in the ongoing diplomatic row between Canada and Saudi Arabia, the Saudi foreign minister, Adel Al-Juebir, asked that Canada stop treating his country “like a banana republic.” Al-Juebir repeated demands that the Government of Canada apologize for its August 2018 Tweets which called for the release of a Read More…
Libya’s Main Players and NATO’s potential post-conflict role
NATO in Libya? In this article, Sivan Ghasem provides an update on the current political and security landscape of Libya and highlights potential avenues of cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Macedonia: A Breakthrough at Last
Colin McEwen highlights newfound evidence of a diplomatic solution to the long-running dispute over the official name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
NATO Leads the Way for a New Era of Underwater Communications
NATO has developed a new method of underwater communications that has received international acknowledgement.
Prioritizing Science within the Alliance
Articles 2 and 3 of the founding NATO charter calls for nonmilitary cooperation between Alliance members.