In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Canada has rolled out a slew of measures to defend NATO’s eastern flank. This article summarizes and critically analyzes these recent trends in Canadian defence and foreign policy.
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A Partner in Peace: Ukraine’s Complicated Pathway to NATO Membership
As tensions in Eastern Europe rise and calls for Ukrainian membership in NATO increase, Eric Jackson explores Ukraine’s pathway to NATO accession through the Partnership for Peace programme.
Stockholm’s Decision: Examining Sweden’s Future with NATO
A recent boost in Swedish military spending, growing support by Swedish voters and government to join NATO, and heightened tensions with Russia all point to one question: Will Stockholm join the alliance? In this article, Elliott Simpson presents the case of Sweden and its relationship with NATO.
An Exploration into the Growth of Russian Cyber Warfare
Seeing Russia’s growing influence within cyber space, Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview of the threats NATO may have to face in the near future.
Limiting Russia’s Anti-Access/Area-Denial Strategy in the Baltic Sea
How can the Alliance limit Russia’s A2/AD strategy in the Baltic Sea? Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview, focusing on the importance of the Gotland and Åland Islands.
From Reassurance to Deterrence: Canada’s contribution to NATO operations in Central and Eastern Europe
Ryan Atkinson discusses how Canada’s military contribution in Europe fits in NATO’s shift from reassurance to deterrence in light of persistent Russian aggressiveness.
Exploring the Russia – NATO Military Escalation in Eastern Europe
Following the recent deployment of US troops in Poland, Léo-Paul provides an overview of the military escalation currently going on between NATO and Russia
Interview with James Appathurai
Andi Asimetaj interviews Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy and NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, James Appathurai.
Mobilizing for war: Will Canada Become a Viable Partner Within the NATO Alliance or a Free-rider Against Russian Aggression?
Canada must decide whether it will become a viable partner within the NATO alliance or a free-rider. Jayson Derow discusses the importance of fulfilling the 2% metric of defence spending to combat Russian aggression.
The Bizarre World of Russia’s Human Rights: New Ombudsman Will Defend Russian Minorities Abroad and Fight Subversion at Home
Russia’s new human rights ombudsman promises to defend Russians abroad and fight subversion at home.