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Japanese Defence Budget: Keeping pace with the neighbors and an eye on its islands

In her debut article, Julie-Anne examines the strategic underpinnings of Japan’s 2016 defence budget

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How the Internet was Won, and then lost again under TPP

As part of the NATO Association of Canada’s series of articles about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Ian Goertz explores how the landmark deal will affect Internet rights, including copyright, privacy and security.

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Cyberspace and the Future of Security

As the global security landscape is going beyond physical space, Ian Goertz examines how cyberspace is becoming a new domain for security threats and cyber crimes.

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Critical Defence Minerals: Rare Earths

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…