As NATO nations battle over “burden sharing,” Arjun Singh explores the ‘2%’ spending rule and Donald Trump’s record on ensuring allies meet it.
Cheap and Effective: the Weaponization of Commercial Drones on the Battlefield
Nick Raffey discusses how increasingly affordable consumer drones are affecting the battlefield and how the anti-drone industry is growing because of it.
Exclusive: In-depth Q&A with Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Andriy Shevchenko
Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Andriy Shevchenko, talks about his prior experiences as a journalist and politician, and why he believes Russia poses an existential threat to the West.
NATO Association interviews the Consul General of Ukraine in Toronto, Andrii Veselovskyi
In this interview, Andrii Veselovskyi, the Consul General of Ukraine in Toronto, talks to Michele Di Leo about his career in diplomacy, and how Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine has ramifications for Canada’s security and global stability.
The Bizarre World of Russia’s Human Rights: New Ombudsman Will Defend Russian Minorities Abroad and Fight Subversion at Home
Russia’s new human rights ombudsman promises to defend Russians abroad and fight subversion at home.
Spotlight: Kat Argo and Her Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Ukraine Conflict
Jenny Yang reviews Kat Argo’s documentary ‘Polite People’ (2014), a fascinating look at the Ukraine conflict featuring interviews with pro-Russian foreign fighters.
Through Ukraine’s Eyes: Interview with Dr. Taras Kuzio, Part I
In Part I of this exclusive interview, Dr. Taras Kuzio talks about what the Paris attacks, Minsk II, and Russia’s intervention in Syria mean for Ukraine, as well as NATO’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict.
Embattled Minds: PTSD and Mental Health in the Ukraine War
Two years since the conflict began, Ukraine now faces an influx of soldiers suffering from PTSD and mental health issues. Kelly Rahardja examines the challenges in dealing with this growing problem.
Review—“Threat Perception in Central Asia in Response to Russia-Ukraine: Kazakhstan Will Not Be Next”
Kelly Rahardja reviews a research paper from the NATO Defense College discussing the potential for a Russian attack in Central Asia.
A War Over Unwanted Territory
Is Donbas more trouble than it’s worth? Matt Korda investigates why neither the Ukrainians nor the Russians seem keen to prop up the region.