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.
Acts of injustice and violence are robbing children of their childhood throughout Afghanistan. In 2017, there were 3,179 reported cases of children killed and maimed due to conflict-related violence. This rate is on the rise, with the war in Afghanistan killing a record number of civilians in 2018. A number of the children killed in the violence include Read More…
Conflict is on the rise throughout Libya as two key factions seek to establish themselves as the legitimate government. Libya has been in a state of ongoing conflict since the Libyan Civil War began in 2011. The conflict has impacted society in many ways, such as the massive displacement of countless Libyans. They are largely fleeing Read More…
Libya has experienced an ongoing political crisis since the Arab revolt and protests of 2011. The aftermath of the protests has led to a civil war, foreign military intervention backed by NATO, the ousting of the former President Muammar Gaddafi. The problems occurring in Libya can be traced back to Gaddafi’s downfall, as Libyan society Read More…
The program editors at NAOC look at global intervention in Sub-Saharan Africa in the form of military, economic, and political ties.
NATO in Libya? In this article, Sivan Ghasem provides an update on the current political and security landscape of Libya and highlights potential avenues of cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Aidan Simardone writes on why NATO should intervene in humanitarian crises, even without UN authorization.
EU members met with Libya to discuss plans to stem the flow of migration from Africa to Europe. Farah Bogani explores the potential impacts of the new migration policy and whether it risks increasing instability in Libya.
Among Donald Trump’s many audacious foreign policy proposals, he has seriously considered moving the US’ embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. This would be a globally unprecedented move that could destabilize the Middle East for years to come.
In Part I of this two part series, Program Editors Kelsie Chasse and Ashley McIntyre discussed the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and Canada’s past reluctance to sign. In this section, Libya, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia are examined as case studies, and the possible application of the ATT in past and future arms deals is discussed.