How do stories shape domestic articulations of foreign policy? In this special report, Jack Burnham discusses how the narratives surrounding the rise of China and Japan shaped American foreign policy debates.
Tag: Cold War
Governor General Mary Simon Brings New Representation to Indigenous Peoples’ Centuries-Old History with Canada’s Armed Forces
In accepting the role as Governor General, Simon brings new representation to Indigenous peoples’ extraordinary, yet often unacknowledged, centuries-old history of fighting for and defending Canada.
Special Report: NATO’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Japan
In this special report, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine explores how NATO-Japanese relations are key for upholding a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. In particular, Andrew identifies how Japan, back with NATO’s diplomatic experience, can bring together Indo-Pacific nations that do not desire a bipolar order dominated by Sino-US great power competition.
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…
Does the Future Hold Nuclear Insecurity?
Emily Mullin analyzes the state of the world’s nuclear security seventy-five years after the detonation of the first atomic bomb
The United States Stands Alone: A Review of “Red Dawn” (1984)
In this film analysis, Justin Dell looks at the alternative history flick, “Red Dawn” (1984), and teases out some of the details of the movie that speak to the apocalyptic mood that existed in the early 1980s, when relations between the United States and the Soviet Union were at their nadir. The film’s principal themes of readiness and sacrifice are as relevant to today’s world as they were 35 years ago.
Special Report on NATO and Russia: The More Things Change
The collapse of communism, signalled by the breakup of the USSR in 1991, was a welcome development for the democratic world. However, it did not have the potential to change the relationship between NATO and Russia as much as might have been hoped, as Justin Dell explains in this special report.
In Review: Chuck Norris vs. Communism
Did bootleg VHS tapes bring down Romanian communism? Benson Cheung reviews “Chuck Norris vs. Communism”.
China – South Korea Free Trade
Anthony Galea explores the deepening of economies ties between the two East Asian economies.
Does Free Trade Give the Economic Shakes
Anojan examines the pros and cons of free trade