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.
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.
We are excited to be hosting a virtual discussion with H.E. Martin Harvey, High Commissioner of New Zealand to Canada on July 28th at 2 PM ET! Register on Eventbrite here. The discussion will focus on Canada-New Zealand relations, security interests, transpacific relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also touch Read More…
Canadians are proud contributors to international peace and security. Eric Jackson tells the story of Sgt Donnie McDonald, an Imagery Technician deployed to Latvia for over seven months as part of Operation REASSURANCE.
We hosted a virtual discussion with Arnold Chacon, the Acting U.S. Ambassador to Canada on July 12th at 2 PM ET! Watch the event recording on YouTube here. The discussion focused on Canada-U.S. relations, security interests, strengthening the North American alliance and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also touched upon many other Read More…
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is set to outline the NATO 2030 initiative to the 30 NATO member countries next week. In prep, Eric Jackson highlights the NATO 2030 Young Leaders’ recommendations on how to strengthen the Alliance.
The latest appearance of right-wing extremism in Western militaries threatens norms governing the civil-military relationship in France. Elliott Simpson explores the severity of these events and the dangers of inaction.
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.
The NATO Association of Canada’s editors share their thoughts on whether or not Canada should boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
As NATO nations battle over “burden sharing,” Arjun Singh explores the ‘2%’ spending rule and Donald Trump’s record on ensuring allies meet it.