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Lithuania prepares for the worst amid Russia’s ‘Hybrid War’

Elliot Cho reports on how Lithuania is preparing its people and armed forces for the worst case scenario and Lithuania’s contribution to NATO’s collective security in Europe.

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Sanctions: Turning Russia Eastward

Kristyn Byrnes discusses how escalating violence in Ukraine is likely to extend Western sanctions against Russia while Putin looks to China for survival.

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Bridging Eurasia: The New Silk Road

Hasan Siddiqui brings to attention China’s assertive economic expansion across Eurasia and Western Europe through its growing trade routes, alongside it’s long-term effects regionally and internationally.

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Outperforming its Allies? Canada and its Commitment to NATO

Trevor Schenk discusses Canada’s expanding role within NATO, and how through its contributions it is out performing most of its allies despite its modest defence budget.

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WARNING: This Post Should Make You Uncomfortable

UN Peacekeepers have once again been accused of sexual assault while deployed. Unfortunately, as women, we know our value in a male-dominated world, even at our most vulnerable.

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A Calculated Risk: Intelligence Collection, Political Controversies and the Snowden Revelations

Stefan Konrad explores the political ramifications and lessons that can be learned from the Chancellor Merkel phone tapping scandal.