Policy Briefs

Combatting the Seen and Unseen Threats of China’s Digital Silk Road

Overview The 48th G7 summit marked a recommitment by G7 countries to develop approaches for challenging China’s increasing geopolitical dominance and cybersecurity…
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Taiwan: Invasion is not likely, but deterrence remains vital

This paper is a written version of a contribution made on 2nd June 2022 at a conference ‘Is War over Taiwan Coming?’…
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Taiwan and the “New Cold War”

This paper is a written version of a contribution made on 2nd June 2022 at a conference ‘Is War over Taiwan Coming?’…
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Defending a Country that Doesn’t Exist with a Military that Isn’t Allowed: Japan-Taiwan Relations and Potential Defense Role

Is war over Taiwan coming? Yes, possibly within five years. Recent statements by U.S. President Biden have reinforced an implicit U.S. security…
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Economic Sanctions against a Global Superpower: Adequate for Deterrence and Punishment?

Russia’s February invasion of Ukraine marked a clear violation of international law. Vladimir Putin denies Ukraine’s statehood, but Russia’s war of aggression…
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Arctic Multilateralism and the Consequences of the Ukrainian Conflict

On February 23, 2022, the Kirkenes Conference opened, a conference held annually in northern Norway since 2002. The forum has gradually gained…

S.2 Episode 6: MINDS

In the sixth episode of Battle Rhythm, Season 2 with co-host Anessa Kimball (They/Them), Full professor at Laval University, and co-director of…

Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP) Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces / Le Ministère de la Défense nationale et les Forces armées canadiennes