Armenia and Azerbaijan have been rivals since long before the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and conflict between the two has become a norm. Barış Atakan Kafadar examines how peace and cooperation in the region is possible and sustainable.
A Post-COVID Recovery and the Implications on Peace
Each year, the Institute for Economics & Peace publishes their Global Peace Index report outlining the state of peace in the world. Join us on June 25th from 1-2PM for a conversation on this topic between Micheal Collins, Executive Director, Americas for the Institute for Economics & Peace, and Kevin Vuong, Vice-President of the NATO Read More…
Tblisi and NATO – Past, Present and an Uncertain Future
Despite Russia knocking at the door, Georgia is seeking to deepen its ties with the West and join NATO. However, to understand the present, and attempt to predict the future of Georgia’s relationship with the alliance, Elliott Simpson examines the events of 2008 and their aftermath.
The Fall of Canadian Peacekeeping: Should It Be Revived?
In April 1993, there were 3336 Canadian peacekeepers deployed on UN missions. As of July 31st 2019, there are only 150. What has led to this extreme decline of Canadian peacekeepers? Should the practice of Canadian peacekeeping be revived or completely abolished? In this special report, I look at the history and present situation of Read More…
Woodrow Wilson and World War I, One Hundred Years On
On the centenary of the end of World War I, people from democratic societies should look back and appreciate how much they have benefited from the rules-based international order that was proposed by Woodrow Wilson after that conflict. Justin Dell looks at what the world stands to lose if Wilson’s legacy is discarded in favour of a return to an anarchic world of great-power rivalry.
R&D Future: Strength in Alliance and Expanding Capabilities in Research and Development
Is Canada’s commitment to North American defence enough to face new challenges in security and immigration, trade, and threats to global peace?
Rising Military Tensions Amidst North Korea’s Latest Missile Launches
Tensions between countries are rising amidst North Korea’s latest missile launches. China, Japan, South Korea, and the United States are concerned about the blatant disregard North Korea is showing. Mitchell Haid discusses the most recent proceedings happening on the Korean Peninsula and how each country is reacting.
Walking a Fine Line: Russia’s Challenges After the Astana Peace Talks
Russia’s path to achieving regional power in the Middle East may rely on the success of balancing the interests of parties involved in the Syrian conflict. Farah Bogani explores the challenges that lie ahead for Russia after the Astana peace talks.
Colombia: The Play-By-Play
After half a century of conflict, peace in Colombia is within arms reach. Program Editor Ashley McIntyre highlights the situation in Colombia and updates us on what’s happening now in the peace process.
Threats to Canada’s Security: Assured Access to the Global Commons (Part II/III)
As seen in recent years, modern war zones are rife with hybrid threats and belligerent groups that adhere less to international norms and bodies than their ideological motivations. Matthew Sherlock-Hubbard and Marko Babic discuss why Canada must engage with partners across the world to work together in confronting security challenges to Canada, its Allies, and other nations and peoples in need.