In this feature of the Editor’s Forum, the program editors at the NATO Association weigh in on whether banning Donald Trump from Twitter was the right decision.
Special Report – Trump’s NATO Legacy: What Does It Mean for Joe Biden?
In this special report, NAOC Senior Editor, Justin Dell, provides a dispassionate analysis of Donald Trump’s legacy for NATO by setting it against the backdrop of the wider historical context of American domestic politics. He explores its implications for Joe Biden’s relationship with the alliance.
Making the US-China Trade War About More Than Just Trade
In this article, Dan Poliwoda examines the escalating US-China Trade War, and the growing geo-political threat China poses to the US and its democratic allies. Instead of deescalation, Dan argues the US must redefine its rationale for pursuing the conflict in order to apply broader economic pressure on China through a G-7 led, democratic coalition.
The North Atlantic Triangle in the Age of Trump and Brexit
With the ascent of hardliner Boris Johnson in the UK, Canada now finds itself alone in the eye of a North Atlantic storm. How will the next Prime Minister negotiate the demands of Brexit, Trump, and the ever-looming trade wars in this new, volatile era?
Can Trump Save NATO?
In this article, William Lloyd examines the state of NATO and the complex impact Trump has had on it since becoming President.
The Regrettable Resurrection of Orwell’s 1984
In this article, William Lloyd examines the unfortunate resurgence of George Orwell’s 1984, and what it can tell us about the state of the world.
NATO’s 70th Anniversary
When the Treaty of Brussels was signed on August 25, 1948, the world was, geopolitically speaking, a strikingly different place. Just three years prior, Germany had signed its unconditional surrender, officially ending a war that left upwards of 60 million killed. When informed by advisors that Soviet forces were a day’s march from Berlin, Hitler Read More…
Making the Case for a Military Candidate in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election
The 2020 Democratic nomination is shaping up to be one of the most consequential on record. With 20 candidates in the running, the speculation is suffocating. But for all the animosity, divisiveness, and bickering soon to come, a common cause remains: ensuring Donald Trump becomes just the fourth one-term President since World War II. This Read More…
Canada’s Economic Security: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Chapter 19
When the North American Free Trade Agreement was first negotiated in 1994, Chapter 19, a dispute settlement mechanism specializing in anti-dumping and countervailing (ADCVD) cases, was heavily contested by Canada. However, the tables have turned almost two decades later, as Canada has fought to preserve the mechanism in recent trade talks. With the renegotiations complete, Read More…
Life Imitates Art: The Implications of Ukraine’s “Sitcom President”
With the recent election of Ukrainian president Volodymr Zelensky, David Lazzam considers the relationship between social art and politics.