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Russia’s Global Strategy: Moscow’s Motivations in Ukraine and Syria

Russian activities in Ukraine and Syria share similar motivating factors. Sandy Vingoe examines Russia’s global strategy of aggressively countering threats to Russia’s political buffer states.

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“Un Acte de Guerre:” What Does President Hollande’s Speech Mean for NATO and Canada

Ian Goertz uses the recent speech made by President Hollande following the Paris terror attacks to examine the importance of rhetoric in international relations.

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The Caliphate’s Counterpunch: Did ISIS Shift Its Strategy with the Paris Attacks?

The Paris attacks were likely an attempt by ISIS to deter the West from targeting the caliphate, Evan Blackwell writes.

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NATO and the New Arc of Crisis Conference

A Conference entitled ‘NATO and the New Arc of Crisis’ took place on October 28 and 29 in Madrid, the NATO Association of Canada thanks YATA, the Real Instituto Elcano, and the Fundación Botín for their efforts in organizing this fruitful conference.

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Airlifts, Jurisprudence and Military Bases: Canada’s Responsibility To Refugees

Jonas looks at the Syrian Refugee Crisis and its implications for Canadian security

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How to synchronize Eastern and Southern perceptions of security threats to the Alliance

To the east, Poland, the Baltics, and Romania face threats of hybrid conflict coming from a revanchist Russia. To the south, allies such as Italy and Greece prioritize maritime security across the Mediterranean.