NAOC 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.
L’Association Canadienne pour l’OTAN a organisé le jeudi 26 novembre une discussion virtuelle à propos du role du Canada sur la scène internationale. Le 17 juin dernier, le Canada n’a pas rassemblé les votes nécessaires à l’obtention d’un siège au Conseil de Sécurité de l’ONU, pour la deuxième fois en dix ans. Que cet évènement […]
Upon Erin O’Toole’s election to lead Canada’s Conservatives, Arjun Singh examines the party’s foreign policy platform.
The “rise of China” on the international stage is virtually an undisputed fact. Some even speak of China ‘eclipsing’ the United States as the preeminent world power. One element of this would likely involve the replacement of the U.S. dollar by the Renminbi as the international currency. But how likely is this scenario to play out? Lily Jia subjects this hypothesis to analytical rigour.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been a contentious topic in international affairs since it was announced by President Xi Jinping in 2013. The mega-project aiming to connect Central Asia, Europe, and Africa via economic trade routes has received mixed responses from the international community for its lofty goals. Despite criticism about the plan’s […]
Although securitization has provided the US military a broader role and influence, Jayson Derow analyzes the resulting imbalance of resources and authority in US foreign policy management.
On Wednesday, June 7th, NAOC Director Jeff Hull was on CP24 to talk about the implications of Canada’s new Defence Policy for NATO.