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Back to the Future? The Creation of a Foreign Human Intelligence Service in Canada

The question of whether Canada should have a foreign human intelligence service, along the lines of the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)…
Policy Reports

Canada’s Role in the New Nuclear Landscape

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) review conference is scheduled for January 2022. Since its ratification in 1968 and the end of the…
Hot Takes

International Aid in the Face of the Afghan Humanitarian Crisis

In 2001, the signing of the Bonn Agreement marked the beginning of a major Western investment in the cultural, economic and political…
Hot Takes

Trouble in Paradise? Germany’s Incoming “Traffic Light” Coalition and its Potential Impacts on NATO’s Security

After being ruled by Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its junior coalition partners since 2005, Germany is set for Vice-Chancellor…
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After the AUKUS Crisis, Are France-U.S. Relations Back on Track?

Pierre Morcos, "After the AUKUS Crisis, Are France-U.S. Relations Back on Track?," Commentary, Center for Strategic and International Studies, November 16, 2021.
Policy Briefs

Naming and Shaming and Its Consequences on Civil Conflicts

When acts of violence against civilians are widely publicized, Canada is frequently rushed to join its allies in public denunciation campaigns aimed…

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