Arctic Climate


January 22, 2020

In the 16th episode of Battle Rhythm, Steve and Stef discuss the aftermath of the Iran – US fallout and the implications for NATO, along with the mandate of Operation LENTUS. Our Feature Interview this week is with Year Ahead guest, Will Greaves [12:20] where we discuss Canada-US Relations and circumpolar politics. This week’s Peeve [44:12] is the false equivalence machine.

Participant Biographies:

  • Stéfanie von Hlatky: Associate Professor of political studies at Queen’s University and the former Director of the Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP). Her research focuses on NATO, armed forces, military interventions, and defence policy. Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
  • Stephen M. Saideman: Paterson Chair in International Affairs, as well as Director of the Canadian Defence and Security Network – Réseau Canadien Sur La Défense et la Sécurité, and Professor of International Affairs at Carleton University. Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
  • Wilfrid Greaves: An Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. His research principally examines the intersections between security theory and environmental politics with focuses on climate change, energy extraction, Indigenous peoples, and the circumpolar Arctic. He has also published studies on Canadian foreign policy, complex peace operations, counterinsurgency, and Arctic governance. Dr. Greaves is author of more than a dozen peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and his first book, Indigenizing Arctic Security: Polar Politics and Environmental Change in Canada and Norway, is forthcoming from University of Toronto Press. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto (2016), MA from the University of Calgary (2009), and BA from Bishop's University (2006). He was previously Lecturer at the Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice and Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Sami Studies at the University of Tromsø, Norway.

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