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    The 26th NATO summit will be held Sept 4-5 near Cardiff in Wales and will bring together Presidents, Prime Ministers, and ministers responsible for foreign affairs and defence. CDFAI Vice President, Colin Robertson examines the importance of NATO, what will be on the agenda and why the results will matter to Canada.
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    A new paper tackles the issue of what Canada's strategy should be towards the Indo-Pacific region arguing that Canada has historically been inattentive to the Asia-Pacific region and it is time to determine the best way to engage with the region.
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    A new policy paper argues that Canada has the opportunity to reassert its long-term commitments to fragile and conflict-affected states. The paper tackles how donor countries endorse the New Deal of Engagement in fragile states.
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    A new report concludes that Turkey, as a lively civil society of increasing prosperity, with the courage of Hizmet/Güllen movement have opened a public space for greater discussion and critical analysis, which is one reason why contemporary Turkey has so far avoided dictatorship.
 

In the Media

Canada-EU trade deal close to completion. Now the hard work begins 
by Colin Robertson  

 The Globe and Mail,
September 16, 2014

 

Cyber-Snooping by China: Is Anyone Really “Shocked”?
by Hugh Stephens

China-US Focus, August 22, 2014

 

No Canadian boots on the ground

by J.L. Granatstein

The Globe and Mail, August 19, 2014 

 

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Policy Paper  

A Primer to the Wales NATO Summit: NATO, summit agenda, results, Canadian interests

by Colin Robertson  


The 26th NATO summit will be held Sept 4-5 near Cardiff in Wales and will bring together Presidents, Prime Ministers, and ministers responsible for foreign affairs and defence. CDFAI Vice President, Colin Robertson examines the importance of NATO, what will be on the agenda and why the results will matter to Canada.

 

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Policy Paper

Russia and Ukraine:
The Zero-Sum Fallacy

 by Gary Soroka

 

A new policy paper by CDFAI Fellow Gary Soroka investigates the current situation in Ukraine. It is commonplace to describe political crises as complex, but the situation in Ukraine is more complicated than most. He tackles the questions of what to do about the Russian annexation of Crimea and aggressive interference in eastern Ukraine, the challenge of how to best support Ukraine`s political and economic development and how to develop a coherent medium-to-long term strategy toward Russia.

 

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August 2014
No Boots on the Ground

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Canada-EU trade deal close to completion. Now the hard work begins

by Colin Robertson

 

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