Willow Hillman discusses problems with the Canadian Defence Procurement process and how bipartisan agreement on small features of the process at the outset could represent the first step on a journey of a thousand miles.
Mainstream media fixates on the 2% of GDP benchmark for defence spending among NATO allies when it comes to determining their commitment and contribution to the alliance as a whole. Willow Hillman discussed why focusing on this specific measure distracts allies from pursuing capability-based measures of alliance contributions.
Aidan Simardone explores how Montenegro’s accession to NATO has the potential to increase political, economic, and security-related cooperation with Balkan states.
Aakash Budhera, the winner of the Grade 11 & 12 category of NAOC’s 2016 high school essay competition, discusses Russian aggression in Europe and possible avenues of NATO action
Friends before, frenemies now? Sha Lalapet examines the dynamic changes in US-Turkey relations over the years. While the partnership has stood the test of time, will it survive in light of recent events?
Following the United Kingdom’s landmark decision to leave the European Union, Neil Siviter explores the ramifications of Brexit and how it will affect the security of the Euro-Mediterranean region.