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The Right Will Not Be Left Behind

Vedran Kuljanin discusses the rise of far-right political parties in Europe and the real world effects their policies have brought.

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Japanese Defence Budget: Keeping pace with the neighbors and an eye on its islands

In her debut article, Julie-Anne examines the strategic underpinnings of Japan’s 2016 defence budget

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Critical Defence Minerals: Rare Earths

Consumer demand for certain technologies such as cellular phones and computers has expanded dramatically, and the supply of specialty minerals required for their manufacture has become a centralized enterprise. These same specialty minerals are also required for defence technologies, which has resulted in the creation of a near-monopoly for most of the minerals required to Read More…

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Our Northern Vanguard: What Next for NORAD?

The Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) is looking at bolstering its contributions to the joint US-Canada North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD). The Pentagon is open to Canada’s playing an increased role in the Arctic, particularly in the fields of multi-sensor systems for detecting incoming ballistic missiles, ships and aircraft. Endorsed by a rare Read More…