Despite NATO’s objections, as Germany persists in cooperation with Russia, Arjun Singh deconstructs the German strategic calculus on Nord Stream 2 and impact of Holocaust history.
A Rising Threat to Trade
Today, 95 percent of all trade is conducted via sea routes. Alongside the military expansion of China and Russia arises a threat to international trade routes. Ravdeep Sandal of the NATO Association of Canada explores the implications of the military expansion from China and Russia on international trade security.
Lessons from the Canada-Spain Turbot War: A Cautionary Tale of Multilateral Governance
In 1995, Canada and Spain entered into a maritime dispute off the eastern coast of Canada. Canadian warships intercepted and seized Spanish fishing vessels not obeying the quotas of multilateral institutions tasked with fostering intergovernmental cooperation in the area. This conflict, dubbed the Turbot War, is an example of Canada use of unilateral force when multilateralism fell short. Lessons from this case should be applied to the changing Far North.
The Evolving Role of Non-State Actors
Non-state actors are playing an increasingly disruptive role in international maritime affairs. Paul Pryce discusses how to reinforce the legal norms that rule the waves.
Canada’s Maritime Diplomacy in the Americas
Canada’s maritime forces are increasingly visible in the Caribbean and Central America. Paul Pryce discusses the opportunities this presents.
Deterritorialization and Maritime Logic: Parallels between Transnational Terrorism and Piracy
There exist striking similarities between piracy and transnational terrorism. Particularly, both are bound by a ‘maritime logic of deterritorialisation.’ In order to face the present-day challenges of transnational terrorism, perhaps we can look to the history of piracy for lessons learned.
‘The Sea Hath No King’: The Sea King Replacement and Lessons in Military Procurement- Part I
In Part I, Kelsey Berg examines Canada’s Sea King Replacement project leading up to the procurement of the new Cyclone maritime helicopters.
Bridging Eurasia: The New Silk Road
Hasan Siddiqui brings to attention China’s assertive economic expansion across Eurasia and Western Europe through its growing trade routes, alongside it’s long-term effects regionally and internationally.