Germany’s underfunding in the development of a new fighter-bomber leaves a capability gap in NATO’s nuclear sharing agreement when the Tornado retires in 2030. Germany must now turn to the F-35 to fill the gap.
In this article, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine examines NATO’s collective defence pact against the backdrop of the growing contest in the Indo-Pacific to determine if Article V could be invoked to defend NATO members in the region.
In this article, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine identifies how a contentious Indo-Pacific can strategically maneuver NATO to preserve transatlantic prosperity by renewing its resiliency to Chinese cyber and economic coercion.
Music embodies the best of cultures around the world. Like many aspects of human life, music has been closely linked to the culture of military. From martial music to anti-war protest songs, music has long impacted public perceptions of war. But it also has a deeper connection to this area: its role as a weapon. In this article, Arash Toupchinejad explores the bizarre history of the weaponization of music in a military capacity.
HMS Queen Elizabeth’s maiden voyage to the South China Sea is indicative of the UK’s new global posture. But is it spreading itself too thin? Elliott Simpson presents the pros and cons of the UK’s recent tilt to Asia, and to a modern military.
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.
In this article by Bryan Roh, the NATO origins behind an open source software called MISP and the reasons behind its worldwide success are explained.
An effective China strategy should defend residents and Canadian citizens in Canada without inciting further ethnic and racial tensions. In the article, foreign interference legislation is explored as one policy option to accomplish these goals.
Upon Erin O’Toole’s election to lead Canada’s Conservatives, Arjun Singh examines the party’s foreign policy platform.
Mainstream media fixates on the 2% of GDP benchmark for defence spending among NATO allies when it comes to determining their commitment and contribution to the alliance as a whole. Willow Hillman discussed why focusing on this specific measure distracts allies from pursuing capability-based measures of alliance contributions.