Guest contributor Rachel Zack provides a review of Graeme Smith’s sobering account of Canadian involvement in the war in Afghanistan. She argues that Canadian policymakers can garner important lessons from the experience and legacy he describes.
Lily Jia reviews Roger Trinquier’s book “Modern Warfare: A French View of Counterinsurgency”. To successfully counteract insurgent attacks, a combination of security, political, and information efforts is crucial.
Acts of injustice and violence are robbing children of their childhood throughout Afghanistan. In 2017, there were 3,179 reported cases of children killed and maimed due to conflict-related violence. This rate is on the rise, with the war in Afghanistan killing a record number of civilians in 2018. A number of the children killed in the violence include […]
A look at the inspiring story of Afghanistan at this year’s Cricket World Cup, and the security implications of sport in international affairs.
In this article, Justin Dell argues that drugs pose a growing threat to national security in countries across the NATO alliance. As a transnational phenomenon and a product of global supply chains, it has to be dealt with multilaterally.
Central Asia is the topic of discussion on this Editor’s Forum. NAOC interns weigh in on what they perceive to be the critical issues in the geopolitics facing this region and what they might mean for NATO in the years ahead.