In this article, Research Analyst Andrew Erskine examines the recent trip to Taiwan by an all-party Canadian delegation. Specifically, he examines whether the trip offers a new glimpse into Canadian diplomatic thinking, one that is moving past megaphone diplomacy, for the country’s forthcoming Indo-Pacific strategy.
Xi Jinping Defiant: Cause for Concern Following China’s 20th Party Congress
Can Canada expect increased friction with Beijing? Following the 20th Party Congress, Canada is right to be concerned about China.
Special Report: NATO’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Japan
In this special report, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine explores how NATO-Japanese relations are key for upholding a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. In particular, Andrew identifies how Japan, back with NATO’s diplomatic experience, can bring together Indo-Pacific nations that do not desire a bipolar order dominated by Sino-US great power competition.
The Indo-Pacific Takeaway: How can NATO build up its resiliency to China and a contentious global order
In this article, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine identifies how a contentious Indo-Pacific can strategically maneuver NATO to preserve transatlantic prosperity by renewing its resiliency to Chinese cyber and economic coercion.
The Big Lie: A ‘Military-Industrial’ Complex
Rejecting popular theories, Arjun Singh refutes the existence of a ‘military-industrial complex’ in the United States.
Europe, You’re on Your Own!
Will Trump’s words and Putin’s actions cause Europe to harden defences?
Hague Ruling Collateral
How the courts attempt to reel in a giant have affected Taiwan
An interview with Director-General Catherine Y. M. Hsu of Taipei’s Economic and Cultural Office in Toronto
The Current State of U.S.–Taiwan Military Procurement
David Sutton discusses the complexities of providing military equipment to Taiwan in the face of technological rivalry and political pressure from Beijing.
Flashpoint Taiwan: A Turning Point for Cross-Strait Relations
David Sutton provides an overview of Taiwan’s predicament and the question of its future .