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Ukraine, Russia, and NATO’s Eastern Flank: A Canadian Defence and Foreign Policy Perspective

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Canada has rolled out a slew of measures to defend NATO’s eastern flank. This article summarizes and critically analyzes these recent trends in Canadian defence and foreign policy.

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The Role of the Transatlantic Bond and Democratic values as a Prerequisite for the Relevance of NATO: Ukraine and the Pandora Box Dilemma

There is an ongoing debate whether there is a linkage between the importance of transatlantic values and the level of effective commitment that might contribute to the enduring success of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In my strongest opinion, there is a precondition to how our alliance can achieve success in the future. And Read More…

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Stockholm’s Decision: Examining Sweden’s Future with NATO

A recent boost in Swedish military spending, growing support by Swedish voters and government to join NATO, and heightened tensions with Russia all point to one question: Will Stockholm join the alliance? In this article, Elliott Simpson presents the case of Sweden and its relationship with NATO.

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Should NATO Continue its Expansion?

What do Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, and Macedonia have in common? All are – for better or for worse – pursuing NATO membership. Our new program editors and research analysts weigh in on whether the Alliance should continue to enlarge.