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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.

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Information: The Perfect Weapon in Today’s Wired World, A Three-Part Series

In the final installment of a three-part series, Jenny looks at “countering disinformation campaigns” during the Cold War, and the lessons we can learn from them.

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Einstein once asked Freud, “Why war?” Freud replied, “Because man is what he is.”

Victoria asks the questions: Why is sexualized violence so prevalent in modern and historical conflict? Is ISIS’ utilization of sexual violence and slavery the exception or the rule in war?

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Canada and Trident Juncture

NATO is preparing to launch an historic training exercise, Trident Juncture 2015. Paul Pryce discusses Canada’s role and debunks some of the myths surrounding this training opportunity.

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Three Minutes to Midnight: Russian Aggression, NATO Expansion and the Constant Wrestling Match Between Fear and Hope.

Three Minutes to Doomsday, Russian Aggression, NATO expansion and the implications of Russian and NATO buildup in Eastern Europe.

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A Calculated Risk: Intelligence Collection, Political Controversies and the Snowden Revelations

Stefan Konrad explores the political ramifications and lessons that can be learned from the Chancellor Merkel phone tapping scandal.