Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Energy Security

Egypt Is Becoming Central to NATO-Area Geo-Economics

The Arab Spring threw a wrench into Egypt’s promising liquified natural gas (LNG) industry. Now, with stability returned to that country and the discovery of new gas deposits in the Nile littoral, Egypt is poised to become a major source of energy to the E.U. market. As auspicious as this sounds, it raises the stakes in an already volatile region marked by militarization and beset by inter-state strife and transcontinental tension.

Dr Robert M Cutler Energy Security

Recent Developments in Cyprus Energy

Attempts to commercialize the East Mediterranean natural gas province continue still with difficulty. The gas deposits in the Cyprus offshore continue to be at the centre of attention, while those of Israel and Egypt are set in relation to those. The issue that preoccupies observers is how to market the gas from Cyprus in Europe. Read More…

Claire Wahlen Editors' Forum Justin Dell Marian Corera Ryan Atkinson Taylor Allen

The Program Editors Weigh in on “Regions in Review”: The Eastern Mediterranean

On the Editor’s Forum, program editors at NAOC continue their case-by-case examination of different areas of the globe and identify their respective security contingencies. In this instalment, the Eastern Mediterranean is the region being reviewed.

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Nasser Haidar

The Parallel State: Hezbollah And Its Replicas

From a local southern Lebanese guerrilla force to a huge regional player, Hezbollah has made many friends and foes. It’s implications for the Lebanese state, to states where similar replica are now emerging, the militia force has come to represent a rising theme and issue in the Middle East: the militia and it’s parallel state.

Ananda Narasimhan Canadian Armed Forces Expanding Community Maritime Nation

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

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.