As NATO nations battle over “burden sharing,” Arjun Singh explores the ‘2%’ spending rule and Donald Trump’s record on ensuring allies meet it.
The Islamic State (IS) may not occupy as much contiguous territory as it once did, but that has not diminished its resolve to spread global terror. Emily Mullin examines how the jihadist group is exploiting COVID-19 to gain respite, and what this means for NATO operations in the Middle East.
On 11 June 2020, Dr. Robert M. Cutler, Director of the Energy Security Program, spoke to a webinar “Energy Issues in the Post-Covid World”, organized by the Center for Analysis of International Relations, Baku, Azerbaijan. This is a transcript of his remarks.
2020 has been rough for Canada and for the world. In this article, Justin Dell argues that the emergence of multiple security contingencies across the globe this year, many of which pose a direct threat to Canadians, necessitates that policymakers significantly enlarge the Canadian Armed Forces reserves in order to ensure that Canadian military personnel are not stretched too thinly as they respond to an ever-growing list of emergencies.
The COVID-19 pandemic is the most important global event since World War II. We are living in a historic period that will change our world forever. Although each of these issues warrants in-depth discussion in its own right, this article aims to begin a conversation regarding how the COVID-19 crisis is currently shaping each of Read More…
Adam Zivo analyzes the Chinese government’s response to the coronavirus epidemic.