Other than Norway, Azerbaijan is amongst the most plausible sources for increased European imports of natural gas in the near future. Therefore, it is little surprise that on April 25, its President Ilham Aliyev attended the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijani Republic (SOCAR) with the Read More…
there are institutions focused on Arctic issues, and what the threats are to the Arctic.
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is set to outline the NATO 2030 initiative to the 30 NATO member countries next week. In prep, Eric Jackson highlights the NATO 2030 Young Leaders’ recommendations on how to strengthen the Alliance.
The rapidly melting Arctic is creating an opportunity for resource extraction and the expansion of shipping routes. In 2008, under the US Department of the Interior’s supervision, the United States Geological Survey estimated that 13% of the world’s undiscovered oil and 30% of its gas is located in the Arctic Circle. Eight years later at Read More…
Michele Di Leo interviews H.E. Anne Kari Hansen Ovind, Norway’s Ambassador to Canada.
Will the NORDEFCO serve as a template for defence organizations of the future? Léo-Paul explores
Norwegian-Russian co-operation is affecting Canada’s policy decisions on the Arctic and Russian aggression in the far north.
Aleksi Korpela discusses the creation of Norway’s all-female Jegertroppen, and the prospects for women in the Norwegian Armed Forces.
Here is a summary of the panel event entitled ‘NATO, Russia and the Future of Scandinavian Defence’ that was held in Montreal on the January 7, 2016.
Arctic Council member states struck an historic agreement in New London, Connecticut. Paul Pryce discusses the implications for Canada.