Society, Culture, and Security

Special Report: The Id, Individuality, and the Genesis of National Foreign Policy

Research analyst Anvesh Jain reflects on how the upbringing and identity of our leaders can shape the intimate contours of their foreign policy – the assumptions they make, the dogmas they hold, and the ingrained mental maps with which they approach the world and its variable challenges.

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Does Taking Down Statues Mean Erasing History?

As anti-racist and anti-colonialist movements are spreading around the world, instances of statues’ removals have risen. Monuments depicting racist or colonial figures that have stood for decades, and sometimes centuries, are now being taken down or vandalized by protestors. In response to these actions, some have argued that toppling statues and monuments is about erasing Read More…

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NATO, Capacity Building, and Efforts to Develop Servicewomen in Jordan

Military culture across the world has gone through significant shifts. The male-dominated institution has made important strives in the last 20 years with regards to gender equality. In Canada, women have been participating in Canada’s military history for the last 100 years, but it was not until the year 2000 that all restrictions were lifted, Read More…

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Information Warfare: A Security Threat and a Tool To Advance Political Interests

Today, war doesn’t just mean soldiers and battlefields. As society becomes more dependent on technology, many have found a way to take advantage of the massive collection of information online. What risk does this put us at?