Signs of democratic backsliding in former communist countries in Europe have raised concern within the continent and beyond. In this second article of a three-part series on democratic backsliding, Tea Vasha explores how the justice system reform and other policy implementations in Hungary have contributed to undemocratic shifts.
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Does democratic backsliding constitute a threat to the peace and security of Europe and beyond? In the first article of a three-part series, Tea Vasha analyzes the reforms implemented in Poland during the Law and Justice Party’s rule and how they have contributed to a shift away from democratic norms.
How does NATO work to ensure deterrence? In this paper, Danna Houssian outlines the importance of Canada’s military presence in Latvia to discourage Russian aggression.
Why and how should the EU take back control of its own defence? In this article, Mathias Avezou explains why European security can no longer depend on the US, and what the first steps towards an EU army could look like.
A discussion with Ukrainian stateswoman Hanna Hopko on the prospects of Ukraine joining NATO, and its impact on Eastern Europe and Russia.
A bilingual discussion on the Constitution, national security and foreign policy with The Rt. Hon. David Johnston, the 28th Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over Canada.
In this article Griffin Cornwall examines the impact of the Belarusian Government’s dramatic arrests of Roman Protasevich and Sofia Sapega, the increased sanctions pressure from the West this action has brought, and the potential risks to Belarus’ national sovereignty brought by President Lukashenko’s retrenchment of his relationship to his longstanding ally, Russian President Vladimir Putin
On June 29, 2021 the NATO Association of Canada hosted a panel discussion with Lieutenant-Colonel Melanie Lake, Task force Commander of Operation UNIFIER and Mr. Rouslan Kats, Counsellor for Political and Public Affairs at the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine. Our esteemed guests discussed the ways in which their work helps to build capacity in Read More…
A conversation with the High Commissioner of Australia to Canada, H.E. Natasha Smith.
A conversation with Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Andriy Shevchenko.