Nasser Haidar, a Research Analyst for the NATO Association of Canada, had the privilege to attend the 2018 United Nations General Assembly and in particular, the High-Level Meeting on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. He gives us his take on the developments of that day and what it could mean for one of the world’s most persistent and continuously relevant security threats.
In part two of a two-part interview series, Julia Schaumer interviews former undercover operative Mubin Shaikh about his involvement in foiling prospective terrorist attacks by “The Toronto 18”.
In this interesting publication, Taylor Allen forecasts the possibility of a NATO without American leadership amidst serious claims and criticisms from President Donald Trump.
Twenty years ago, bloodshed in Kosovo was halted by NATO intervention. However, ethnic tensions between Albanians and Serbs continue to haunt that young country. Many Serbs in North Kosovo culturally identify with neighbouring Serbia, and some Balkan leaders have proposed partition as the solution. Aidan Simardone argues that a better solution can be found in transnational citizenship for Serbs.
Junior Research Fellow Ramesh Balakrishnan examines the unique rivalry between India and China, exploring how the development of their relationship will impact power balances in Asia.
Should NATO have a stronger presence in the High North? Lee Williamson examines the growing geopolitical tensions between Russia and Norway around the Svalbard Archipelago, and explains why NATO allies should work to balance Russian military presence in the region.
The Eastern Mediterranean is without a doubt a conflict-prone geographic location. Most consider the conflicts between Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and occasionally, Egypt, when discussing the region, but new players are clashing with one another, and this time, they’re allies. While the world looks at nearby Syria, it has been Turkey, Cyprus and Greece that […]