Warming climates, emerging natural resources, and intensifying geopolitical threats have made the Arctic an area of great political tension, but Canada does not yet have a strategy to deal with these challenges. Can the country afford to lag behind other Arctic and “Near-Arctic” states in planning for the future of its security?
Is a military defense of Taiwan infeasible?
The NATO Association of Canada’s editors share their thoughts this week on whether or not a military defense of Taiwan is feasible, and what that would look like based on today’s international relations. Liam Brown The global crisis that would precipitate an invasion of Taiwan would test the very limits of the liberal international order, Read More…
Prepping for 2030: The Young Leaders’ Perspective on NATO’s Future
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is set to outline the NATO 2030 initiative to the 30 NATO member countries next week. In prep, Eric Jackson highlights the NATO 2030 Young Leaders’ recommendations on how to strengthen the Alliance.
The Big Lie: A ‘Military-Industrial’ Complex
Rejecting popular theories, Arjun Singh refutes the existence of a ‘military-industrial complex’ in the United States.
Should Canada boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing?
The NATO Association of Canada’s editors share their thoughts on whether or not Canada should boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
A China Strategy Begins at Home: Foreign Interference Legislation in Canada
An effective China strategy should defend residents and Canadian citizens in Canada without inciting further ethnic and racial tensions. In the article, foreign interference legislation is explored as one policy option to accomplish these goals.
Dragon Slayer: The Partial Foreign Policy of Erin O’Toole’s Conservative Party
Upon Erin O’Toole’s election to lead Canada’s Conservatives, Arjun Singh examines the party’s foreign policy platform.
Towards China’s Digital Industrialization: The Labour Dilemma
In this article, Mia Nguyen comments on the country’s hukou reform strategies that would stimulate internal migration across the country.
The Strife over Rights and the Making of 5G Technology
Digital security has become an issue of extreme importance for the international community. Unleashing untapped potential with increasingly efficient, accessible, and customizable technological means has opened up a multitude of opportunities for both societal and human development. In turn, simultaneously being established are the heightened odds of privacy invasion, data collection, and faster data transmissions Read More…
The Wandering Earth: China’s Cinematic Space Race
The Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth (Liu Lang Di Qiu) shattered boxes offices in 2019. Directed by Frant Gwo, the movie follows the Liu family’s post-apocalyptic space mission to save Earth from Jupiter’s gravitational orbit. The film’s thematic statements and successful public reception are a reflection of China’s increasing confidence in its space exploration program.