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.
Ian Goertz uses the recent speech made by President Hollande following the Paris terror attacks to examine the importance of rhetoric in international relations.
The Paris attacks were likely an attempt by ISIS to deter the West from targeting the caliphate, Evan Blackwell writes.
Kelly Rahardja considers the recent events in Paris and how they will affect Western involvement in the Ukraine war.
After the disastrous attacks in France, new calls for a united coalition against ISIS are issued. Jeremy Voisin explores the need for a united front on states intervening in Iraq and Syria.
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.
Jonas looks at the Syrian Refugee Crisis and its implications for Canadian security
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.
In this multi-part series, Michael Oshell investigates the economic health and outlook of Europe’s largest economies.
Margaret Polk discusses the problems associated with France’s decrease in defence spending.