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The Maple Leaf and the Trident: Canadian Capacity Building in Ukraine

On June 29, 2021 the NATO Association of Canada hosted a panel discussion with Lieutenant-Colonel Melanie Lake, Task force Commander of Operation UNIFIER and Mr. Rouslan Kats, Counsellor for Political and Public Affairs at the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine. Our esteemed guests discussed the ways in which their work helps to build capacity in Read More…

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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.

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Through Ukraine’s Eyes: Interview with Dr. Taras Kuzio, Part II

In Part II of this exclusive interview, Dr. Kuzio talks about alternatives to the Minsk agreement, Canada’s involvement, Russia’s disinformation campaign, and the state of Russian nationalism in Ukraine.

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Through Ukraine’s Eyes: Interview with Dr. Taras Kuzio, Part I

In Part I of this exclusive interview, Dr. Taras Kuzio talks about what the Paris attacks, Minsk II, and Russia’s intervention in Syria mean for Ukraine, as well as NATO’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict.

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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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NATO Enlargement Eastwards: Not Just a Matter of Geopolitics (Part II)

In Part 2 of this series, Živilė Marija Vaicekauskaite continues her examination of why Ukraine has not been offered a Membership Action Plan at this time.