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The Future of Indo-Pacific Cooperation: A Korean Perspective

We are excited to be hosting a virtual discussion with H.E. Chang Keung Ryong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada on August 19th at 10 AM ET! Register on Eventbrite here. The discussion will focus on Canada-Korea relations, security interests, transpacific relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also Read More…

Upcoming Events

The Future of Indo-Pacific Cooperation: An Indian Perspective

We are excited to be hosting a virtual discussion with H.E. Ajay Bisaria, High Commissioner of India to Canada, on August 11th at 2 PM ET! Register on Eventbrite here. The discussion will focus on Canada-India relations, security interests, transpacific relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also touch upon many Read More…

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NATO’s Viceroy: The Commander-in-Chief’s Interview with David Lloyd Johnston

A bilingual discussion on the Constitution, national security and foreign policy with The Rt. Hon. David Johnston, the 28th Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over Canada.

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves: Lessons from NATO Headquarters

Completed in 2018, the new NATO headquarters is meant to resemble interlocking fingers, evoking the unity and cooperation of the Alliance. Since its completion, artifacts and memorials have continually been added to the outside of the structure, including a piece of the Twin Towers, a replica of a Trabant, and sections of the Berlin Wall, Read More…

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Accountability or Punishment? Recent Pew Research Centre study reveals how divided—and confused—society remains over ‘Cancel Culture’

In this article, Hailey Clarke analyzes the results of the Pew Research Centre’s study on ‘cancel culture’ and argues that ‘cancel culture,’ at large, reflects individuals’ reactions to the rapidly changing social norms within the U.S. and Canada.

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The Colonial Pipeline Cyber-Attack: A Warning for Canada

In early May, Canadians watched in bemusement as images started to appear online of cars stretching for blocks, as fear rose over the possible shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline in the eastern U.S and a potential gas shortage. Then, word started to spread that the shortage was due to Russian hackers, and, at least for Read More…

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Intersectionality and Lived Experience in the CAF: The Role of Identity in Institutional Legitimacy

Intersectionality and lived experience, though standard concepts within many policy areas, has been largely absent from military diversity and inclusivity initiatives. In this article, Caleigh Wong explores the Canadian Armed Forces’ current leadership crisis through this lens to understand how a broader understanding of identity may help inform long-overdue institutional reform.

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Last In, First Out: Two Decades in Afghanistan

Bagram Air Base – once the bastion of coalition forces in Afghanistan – is now empty of U.S. and NATO troops, bringing an effective end to their presence in the country. Elliott Simpson reflects on what should be acknowledged, and hopefully learned from their efforts over the past 20 years.