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.
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Should Canada and NATO allies build stronger ties with strategic partners in South Asia? Part I
NATO and India have the potential to establish a mutual beneficial military-diplomatic relationship creating security within Asia. A two part article explores the possibilities of an Indo-NATO partnership.
North Korea and the US Edging Closer to War ?
Amid recent U.S. and North Korean military posturings on the Korean Peninsula, Ryan Atkinson argues that Washington and Pyongyang won’t make any radical move warranting an escalation.
Europe, You’re on Your Own!
Will Trump’s words and Putin’s actions cause Europe to harden defences?
After A Decade, Canada Has Drones
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are an important tool for armed forces. After years of setback, Canada’s Armed Forces have finally purchased drone technology. Elise Wagner discusses how Canada got to this important milestone of modern warfare.
Land Reclamation in the South China Sea, Beijing Continues to Assert Historic Claims
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.
Cutting Steel and Breaking Ice
US President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Alaska should add urgency to Canada’s icebreaker update, Paul Pryce writes.