In this special report, NAOC Senior Editor Justin Dell argues that the Allied withdrawal from Afghanistan does not just constitute another military defeat for the West, but portends an existential crisis for Western civilization. If the leaders of the states that comprise NATO want to preserve the global order they inherited after 1945, and again after 1991, they need to get serious about their self-narrative in the 21st century.
Helin Alcinkaya explores President Donald Trump’s recent decision to ban all transgender military personnel in the U.S Armed Forces.
In times of national security threats, procurement needs to happen swiftly. Ensuring that financial resources are not wasted is the focus of new legislation.
Adlan Taramov analyzes NATO’s shift to the futuristic ‘third offset’ strategy designed to deter Russia and China.
John Pollock examines the increasingly assertive maritime role of China in the South China Sea and the historical prism through which Beijing approaches the region.
The Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) is looking at bolstering its contributions to the joint US-Canada North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD). The Pentagon is open to Canada’s playing an increased role in the Arctic, particularly in the fields of multi-sensor systems for detecting incoming ballistic missiles, ships and aircraft. Endorsed by a rare Read More…
Genevieve Zingg examines the legitimacy and effectiveness of international humanitarian law in light of the Kunduz airstrike.
In the first part of the this series Hinna Hatif examines the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people when a Doctors Without Borders hospital was struck in Kunduz, Afghanistan.