Previous Events

The Future of Indo-Pacific Cooperation: A Korean Perspective

We hosted a virtual discussion with H.E. Chang Keung Ryong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada on August 19th ET! View the event on our YouTube channel here. The discussion focuses on Canada-Korea relations, security interests, transpacific relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also touches upon many other interesting Read More…

Elliott Simpson NATO and Canada NATO Operations

Last In, First Out: Two Decades in Afghanistan

Bagram Air Base – once the bastion of coalition forces in Afghanistan – is now empty of U.S. and NATO troops, bringing an effective end to their presence in the country. Elliott Simpson reflects on what should be acknowledged, and hopefully learned from their efforts over the past 20 years.

Asia-Pacific Emilio Angeles Security, Trade and the Economy

Biden and the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership: Challenges for Re-entry

The greatest challenge for Biden in the Pacific may be proving that U.S participation in multilateral-free trade agreements is a necessity and not a luxury. Emilio Angeles writes.

Asia-Pacific Republic of Korea Security, Trade and the Economy Yun Sik (James) Hwang

What to Expect from the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

The Republic of Korea previously held the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics and a joint 2002 FIFA World Cup. Yun Sik (James) Hwang explores how the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will compare to South Korea’s previous efforts to diffuse tensions.

Daniel Park NATO and Canada NATO Operations

An Alarming Need for a New Approach to the North Korean Question

Looking back, the thought of a North Korean nuclear warhead being in reach of Guam, let alone the continental United States, was far-fetched and easily dismissible. But now, more than ever, Pyongyang’s threat of engulfing Washington, D.C. in a “sea of fire” is a legitimate prospect. The U.S. and her allies, having made no real Read More…