In late August, 2022, Canada hosted NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on a two-day visit to Alberta and Nunavut. He toured the Canadian High Arctic Research Station, the North Warning System Site, and met with First Nations leaders and CAF personnel. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accompanied him on his visit and spoke about Canada’s commitment to NATO and Read More…
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The Role of the Transatlantic Bond and Democratic values as a Prerequisite for the Relevance of NATO: Ukraine and the Pandora Box Dilemma
There is an ongoing debate whether there is a linkage between the importance of transatlantic values and the level of effective commitment that might contribute to the enduring success of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In my strongest opinion, there is a precondition to how our alliance can achieve success in the future. And Read More…
Political Accounting: Rethinking NATO’s ‘2 percent’ Rule
Is the ‘2 percent’ rule an effective way to measure a member State’s commitment to NATO? Eric Jackson explores how political manipulation in current defence spending misrepresents a nation’s military readiness and suggests a broader definition for security expenditures.
Dragon Slayer: The Partial Foreign Policy of Erin O’Toole’s Conservative Party
Upon Erin O’Toole’s election to lead Canada’s Conservatives, Arjun Singh examines the party’s foreign policy platform.
NAOC Director Jeff Hull on CP24 Talking About Canadian Defence Policy and NATO
On Wednesday, June 7th, NAOC Director Jeff Hull was on CP24 to talk about the implications of Canada’s new Defence Policy for NATO.
Opinion: On Trump’s Treatment of NATO Allies
Senior Research Fellow Eric Morse weighs in on today’s NATO meeting.
The Dollars and Sense of ‘Canada Is Back’
Rejeanne Lacroix examines how NATO is perceived in the international community and how greater payments and commitments must be made toward the Alliance. Lacroix specifically examins the 2% GDP spending and its implications.
Is NATO Obsolete?
Our program editors and research analysts discuss the relevance of NATO and how the Alliance might change to tackle future challenges.