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Policy Perspectives


Policy Perspectives are a middle ground between research intensive Policy Papers and brief but topical op-eds and commentary. Similar to Policy Papers, Policy Perspectives are subject to rigorous review to ensure high quality research and analysis, however, to ensure timely distribution they do not undergo a double-blind review. They are produced by our fellows, staff and other subject matter experts and cover a wide range of topics, reflective of the Institute’s breadth of expertise.

2021 Policy Perspectives

Advancing Trade with the Indo-Pacific: Canada’s Role in Welcoming New Members to the CPTPP
by Meredith Lilly

Brave New World: Trends in Global Trade Governance
by Lawrence Herman

Canada in the Indo-Pacific
by Stephen Nagy

Canada’s Active Cyber Defence is Anything But Active
by Alexander Rudolph

Comprehensive Culture Change in the CAF: From Buzzword to Actionable Items
by Charlotte Duval-Lantoine and Bibi Imre-Millei

Does Canada Need a New National Security Policy?
by John Gilmour

Energy Security and Canadian Foreign Policy: A Role for Nuclear Energy
by John Barrett

Energy Security and the Road to Net Zero by 2050
by Monica Gattinger

Enhancing Taiwan’s Role in International Organizations
by Margaret McCuaig-Johnston

Forcing Internet Platforms to Pay Publishers for News Content: What about CUSMA?
by Hugh Stephens

How Can Canada Best Defend its Security Interests in the Indo-Pacific?
by Eric Lehre

How Canada Can Prepare for the Quantum Threat
by Nina Bindel and Kristen Csenkey

How Can Canada Help Facilitate Taiwan’s Meaningful Participation in the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization?
by Scott Simon

Joe Biden and Collective Security in Europe
by Benjamin Hautecouverture

Joe Biden, the U.S. and the Challenges of Iran and North Korea
by Benjamin Hautecouverture

National Defence and the Tyranny of Time
by Ross Fetterly

Oversight of Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy
by Ian Mack

Strategy and the Strategic Narrative in the Age of COVID-19
by Howard Coombs

Strengthening Engagement with Taiwan
by Jonathan Manthorpe

Structural Challenges Facing NATO to 2040
by Andrea Charron

Taiwan Demonstrates How We Can Defend Canadian Democracy Against Information Warfare
by Marcus Kolga

Taiwan’s COVID-19 and Pandemic Experience: What are the Lessons for Canada?
by Heidi Tworek

The Biden Administration’s North Korea Policy: A New Direction or Back to the Future?
by James Trottier

The Canadian Surface Combatant: Capability and Context
by Ron Lloyd and David Perry

The Canadianization of the Joint Support Ship: From Mature Design to a Unique Canadian Solution
by Douglas Campbell

The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Emergencies Act: If Not Now, When?
by Eugene Lang

The European Union’s Eastern Partnership: Bold Ambitions in a Troubled Region
by Joan DeBardeleben

The Next Chapter in the ‘America First’ Doctrine: The Joe Biden Era
by David Carment and Dani Belo

The Utterly Predictable Demise of Nation-Building in Afghanistan: Lessons for the Future
by Andy Hira

Ukraine: At Europe’s Strategic Crossroads
by Andrew Rasiulis


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2008 Policy Perspectives

2007 Policy Perspectives


Canada must act swiftly to help resettle Afghan interpreters, says vet

by Katie Simpson (feat. Howard Coombs), Power and Politics, July 29, 2021

Targeting COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

by Global News Morning (feat. Heidi Tworek), Global News, July 29, 2021

China ‘demands’ on Taiwan, regional issues seek to constrain US action

by Sarah Zheng (feat. Stephen Nagy), South China Morning Post, July 29, 2021

Canada approved deal to sell $74-million worth of explosives to Saudi Arabia

by Steven Chase (feat. Thomas Juneau), The Globe and Mail, July 27, 2021

Diplomatie Canada-États-unis : qu’est-ce qui fait un bon ambassadeur?

par Olivier Mercure (avec Ferry de Kerckhove), Y a pas deux matins pareils, July 27, 2021

COVID-19: Province shifting vax strategy to reach those without a dose

by Tyler Orton (feat. Heidi Tworek), Business in Vancouver, July 27, 2021

Point Roberts businesses say border situation worst possible outcome

by Nicole Jennings (feat. Laurie Trautman), MyNorthwest, July 23, 2021

Canada offers ‘path to protection’ for Afghan aides

by Aidan Chamandy (feat. Denis Thompson), iPolitics, July 23, 2021

U.S. extends Canada border restrictions through Aug. 21

by Alex Harring (feat. Laurie Trautman), American Military News, July 22, 2021

How Justin Trudeau One-Upped Joe Biden

by Michael Bociurkiw (feat. Colin Robertson), Action News Now, July 20, 2021


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