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.

2019 Policy Perspectives

A Third NSS Shipyard
by Ian Mack

Another Way to Buy Frigates
by Ian Mack

Because We Said So: Invoking the National Security Exception to Reduce Access to Dispute Processes for Government Suppliers
by Marcia Mills

Bringing Chaos to Order: Donald Trump and his Band of National Security Advisors
by Eugene Lang

Complex Strategic Coercion and Russian Military Modernization
by Julian Lindley-French

Emerging Lessons from the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy
by Ian Mack

Funding Defence for the Age of Accelerations
by Ross Fetterly

Offensive Shifts, Offensive Policies: Cybersecurity Trends in the Government-Private Sector Relationship
by Tom Robertson and Simon Van Hoeve

Positioning Canada in a Messy World
by Colin Robertson

Positioning Canada in a Messy and Meaner World
by Colin Robertson

President López Obrador: His First 100 Days
by Francisco Suárez Dávila

Protecting Minority Rights to Undermine Russia’s Compatriots Strategy
by Dani Belo and David Carment

Quelle politique étrangère pour le Canada?
by Jocelyn Coulon

Rediscovering the Cost of Deterrence
by Andrea Charron and James Fergusson

Searching for a Middle-Power Role in a New World Order
by Eugene Lang

Strong, Secure, Engaged: A Two-Year Review
by David Perry

The Defence Procurement Outlook for Canada’s 43rd Parliament
by David Perry

The Demise of the National Shipbuilding Strategy: Is it Inevitable?
by J. Craig Stone

The Growing Cybersecurity Risk in Software Supply Chains
by Sam Cohen

The Imperative of Trade Diversification: Why Canada Should Embrace Taiwan’s Accession to CPTPP
by Sarah Goldfeder and Eric Miller

The Middle East in 2019 Plus ça change...or worse
by Ferry de Kerckhove

The Sub-Optimal Effect of Decreasing Military Capability – A Canadian Study
by Ross Fetterly

The Terror Attacks in Sri Lanka: What Next?
by Tyler Schaffrick and David Carment

Trump and Kim: Round 2
by Marius Grinius

Ukrainian Elections 2019: Potential Implications for Relations with Russia
by Andrew Rasiulis

What Foreign Diplomats Need to Know about Canada: Personal Reflections
by Colin Robertson


2018 Policy Perspectives

2017 Policy Perspectives

2016 Policy Perspectives

2015 Policy Perspectives

2014 Policy Perspectives

2013 Policy Perspectives

2012 Policy Perspectives

2011 Policy Perspectives

2010 Policy Perspectives

2009 Policy Perspectives

2008 Policy Perspectives

2007 Policy Perspectives


Modernization of North American Defence

January 29, 2020

Ottawa, Ontario

The Weaponization of Social Media

February 25, 2020

Calgary, Alberta

Trade Conference

March 10, 2020

Ottawa, Ontario


What Canada can learn from Australia's LNG market

by Andrew Bell (feat. Kelly J. Ogle), BNN Bloomberg, December 4, 2019

Viral video of Trudeau at NATO summit

by Don Martin (feat. Colin Robertson), Power Play, CTV, December 4, 2019

Justin Trudeau picked a really bad time to make fun of Donald Trump

by Heather Scoffield (feat. Eric Miller), The Toronto Star, December 4, 2019


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