Security, Trade and the Economy

Special Report: Unveiling Western Business Implications in the Russian Defence Industry’s Supply Chains

Significant attention has been drawn to the adaptability of Russia’s defence industry and how it has diversified its supply chains, circumvented sanctions, and bolstered its ability to conduct its war of aggression on Ukraine. While scrutiny has been directed towards adversaries, such as Iran and North Korea, and intermediaries (e.g., China), including Western allies and Read More…

Eric Jackson NATO and Canada NATO Operations

Political Accounting: Rethinking NATO’s ‘2 percent’ Rule

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.

Ananda Narasimhan Canadian Armed Forces Expanding Community

Should Canada and NATO allies build stronger ties with strategic partners in South Asia? Part II

NATO and India have the potential to establish a mutual beneficial military-diplomatic relationship creating security within Asia. A two part article explores the possibilities of an Indo-NATO partnership.

Procurement

Canadian Industry Visit to NATO March 7-9, 2016

The Joint Delegation of Canada to NATO and the Embassy of Canada in Brussels, Belgium are organizing a Canadian industry visit to NATO Headquarters in Brussels and the two major NATO procurement agencies, the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) in Brussels and the NATO Support Agency (NSPA) in Capellen, Luxembourg. The visit will take place March 7 – 9, 2016, and include several networking and business-to-business engagement sessions with local companies and stakeholders from Belgium and Luxembourg with the support of the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC).