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International Law & Policy
Canada’s Need for a Comprehensive Arctic Strategy Amid Russian and Chinese Threats
Warming climates, emerging natural resources, and intensifying geopolitical threats have made the Arctic an area of great political tension, but Canada does not yet have a strategy to deal with these challenges. Can the country afford to lag behind other Arctic and “Near-Arctic” states in planning for the future of its security?
Rules, Britannia!: A new bill on Brexit undermines international law
Amidst growing tensions between Britain and the E.U, Arjun Singh evaluates the most-recent ‘Brexit’ Bill and its implications for NATO unity.
What is the standing of ISIS under international law?: Examining the Islamic State’s locus of political authority
Janakan Muthukumar discusses the standing of ISIS under international law by examining the ISIS’s locus of political authority.
Reworking the legal frameworks of the North Atlantic Treaty
Does NATO’s legal framework need updating? Analyst and program editor Taylor Allen seeks to address this fundamental question amidst criticisms of the organizations relevance and effectiveness.
NATO’s Building Integrity Policy: The Promotion of Good Governance to Reduce Security Risks
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.
Testing NATO’s limits: Actionable Policy vs. Deterrence and Soft Power
Is NATO doing enough? In this comprehensive piece, analyst and program editor Taylor Allen critically analyzes bilateral relations between NATO and Russia amidst growing tensions over the past decade.
Policing the Final Frontier: When International Law becomes Extraterrestrial
In this special extended report, Taylor Allen analyzes current space legislation and treaties and their effectiveness against the goals and technological advancements of both state actors and the private sector.
Commitment to Global Prosperity: Canada and Multilateral Institutions
Junior Research Fellow Sivan Ghasem outlines the major international organizations Canada is currently involved with
Uranium, Canada and Control
Uranium, Nukes and the North – how do they fit? In this article, program editor and analyst Taylor Allen looks at Canada’s responsibilities in the realm of uranium exports in an increasingly complicated world.