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.

2022 Policy Perspectives

A Little More Spending and an Unnecessary Defence Review
by Wesley Wark

Assessing Defence Resources for a More Dangerous World
by Ross Fetterly

Canada’s 21st Century Army: The Changing Context of Conventional War
by Denis Thompson

COVID-19 and Supply Chains: Incentivizing Resilience for Strategic Industries
by Amitendu Palit

Critical Minerals Supply Chains between Canada and the Indo-Pacific
by Donald S. Bubar and Zeeshan Syed

Geo-economics in a Multipolar World Rules of Engagement for the Small, Open Economy
by Dan Ciuriak

If Only Warships Grew on Trees: The Complexities of Off-the-Shelf Defence Procurement
by Timothy Choi and Jeffrey F. Collins

Investing in Supply Chain Resilience in the Indo-Pacifc
by Kazuto Suzuki

It’s Time for Canada to be Bold: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
by Julie Clark

Reforming the Office of the Ombudsman: Establishing Meaningful Oversight of the Canadian Armed Forces
by Charlotte Duval-Lantoine

Securing European Energy Security with a Transatlantic Energy Security Partnership
by Joseph Calnan

Securing European Energy Security with a Transatlantic Energy Security Partnership
by Joseph Calnan

Strategic Miscalculations Regarding Ukraine and the Failure of the Rational-Actor Model
by John Gilmour

Supply Chain Resilience in the Indo-Pacific: Building Mutual Beneficial Dependency
by Stephen Nagy

Supply Chain Resilience Key to the Future of a Global and Local Automobile Market
by Sarah Goldfeder

The Crisis in Ukraine: Pushing Back on Russia’s Demands for Security Guarantees
by John Barrett

The Uses and Abuses of Deepfake Technology
by Abby MacDonald

What About Cyber-War? What We Have Seen and Not Seen in the Russo-Ukrainian War
by Abby MacDonald

What is Log4j and Why Did the Government of Canada Turn Everything Off?
by Alexander Rudolph


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Is the US creating an Indo-Pacific version of NATO to deter China?

by Derrick A Paulo (feat. Stephen Nagy), CNA Insider, May 15, 2022

Renvoyer le gouverneur de la Banque (Fire the Bank’s Governor?)

par/by Marc-Andre Masson (feat. Jean-Christophe Boucher), Radio-Canada, May 12, 2022

Why Is Politics Getting Nastier?

by Stephen Maher (feat. Heidi Tworek), The Walrus, May 12, 2022

Russia to celebrate Victory Day without a victory in Ukraine

by Saša Petricic (feat. D. Michael Day), CBC News, May 8, 2022

Patrick Brown’s campaign champions minorities

by Sabah Ahmed (feat. Andrew Griffith), Toronto Star, May 6, 2022

What happened to peace negotiations between Ukraine and Russia

by Robyn Bresnahan (feat. Andrew Rasiulis), Ottawa Morning, May 6, 2022

Mapping out Korea’s diplomacy through Canada

by Choi He-suk (feat. Colin Robertson), The Korea Herald, May 5, 2022

Enhanced trust key outcome of Japanese PM's Vietnam visit

by Viet Anh (feat. Stephen Nagy), VN Express, May 4, 2022


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