Policy Briefs

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…
Policy Briefs

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…
Policy Briefs

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…
Hot Takes

Democratic Resilience in the Face of the Authoritarian Groundswell

The prophecy for the end of history and the inevitable triumph of the democratic model is now facing a significant challenge, as…
Hot Takes

“Russia Must Not Be Humiliated.” The Formula and its Political-Strategic Implications

In a June interview with La Dépêche du Midi, President Emmanuel Macron said: "We must not humiliate Russia so that the day…
Policy Reports

Is War Over Taiwan Coming?

Is war over Taiwan coming? If yes, how would it take place? These questions are among the most salient debates in the…

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