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Outperforming its Allies? Canada and its Commitment to NATO

Trevor Schenk discusses Canada’s expanding role within NATO, and how through its contributions it is out performing most of its allies despite its modest defence budget.

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The Barbarians Are at the Gates: NATO, Turkey and the Syrian Quagmire

Trevor Schenk discusses the implications of Turkey’s policy towards Syria and if it can be trusted as a reliable ally in the fight against the Islamic State.

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Business as Usual: A Spotlight on Saudi Arabia’s Troubling Human Rights Record

Adena Eliasoph explores the new Canada-Saudi arms deal, and the potential issues associated with conducting business with a nation that maintains a disregard for human rights.

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Women Are Game Changers in Countering Violent Extremism: Part Two

Part Two of a series examining women’s role in countering violent extremism (CVE). This article discusses the need to focus on individuality in CVE programs particularly in regards to women, as well as integrating the interests of women’s groups in CVE efforts.