As tensions escalate in Eastern Europe, Russia has started holding back energy supplies in response to sanctions. Carter Vance explores how an Energy Security Strategy is crucial to NATOs objectives in the region
As the price of oil continues to drop, our Research Analysts and Program Editors look at its global effects.
Eric looks at Canada’s commitments to climate change at the Paris Conference
Anojan examines the pros and cons of free trade
As world leaders take another stab at addressing climate change, our program editors debate whether the Paris talks will succeed.
In her debut article, Julie-Anne examines the strategic underpinnings of Japan’s 2016 defence budget
In the final part of the Critical Defence Materials series, Ben looks at EU handling of REEs
Matthew Rae discusses the importance of including the military when discussing climate change mitigation.
In the second part of a series analyzing REE’s and their defence implications, Ben looks at Chinese REE protectionism
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…