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.
The Canadian Populace on the Canadian Forces & NATO
What do Canadian’s really know about Canada’s military? Procurement? The government’s defence budget? Through logistical analysis from two different institutes, this article by Taylor Allen seeks to find out.
Progress on China’s New Silk Road sets path for Prosperity and Economic Integration
China’s OneBelt, OneRoad initiative is building massive infrastructure projects throughout Eurasia. Marko Gombac examines how China plans to bring economic prosperity and stability to a tumultuous region.
Economic Consequences of Water Scarcity
Aishwarya Sahai discusses how water scarcity affects economic productivity and international security.
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.
Modern Assyrians: The Story of Genocide, Political Integration, and Displacement
This is the first part of a series of articles and interviews on the current refugee crisis by Fadi Dawood.
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
Critical Defence Materials: REEs and the EU
In the final part of the Critical Defence Materials series, Ben looks at EU handling of REEs
Climate Mitigation: Military Innovation and Spillovers
Matthew Rae discusses the importance of including the military when discussing climate change mitigation.
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…