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Diplomatic Disservice, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Diplomatic Disservice, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


The Poor Man’S Nuclear Bomb, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Poor Man’S Nuclear Bomb, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


A Case Study: The Diefenbaker Government's Shifting Nato Commitments, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

A Case Study: The Diefenbaker Government's Shifting Nato Commitments, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


A Peek At Bernier's Briefing Notes, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

A Peek At Bernier's Briefing Notes, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


The Belief Systems Of Critics: General Patterns Between 1963 And 1989, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Belief Systems Of Critics: General Patterns Between 1963 And 1989, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


The Traditional Beliefs And Assumptions Of Defenders, 1957-1963, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Traditional Beliefs And Assumptions Of Defenders, 1957-1963, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Leader's Belief Systems And Canada's Defense Commitments, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Leader's Belief Systems And Canada's Defense Commitments, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canada's Nato Commitment: Current Controversies, Past Debates, And Future Issues, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Canada's Nato Commitment: Current Controversies, Past Debates, And Future Issues, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canada's Nato Commitments During The Cold War, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Canada's Nato Commitments During The Cold War, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


New Ways Of Thinking About Nuclear Weapons And Canada's Defense Policy, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

New Ways Of Thinking About Nuclear Weapons And Canada's Defense Policy, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


The Belief Systems Of Defenders: General Patterns Between 1963 And 1989, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Belief Systems Of Defenders: General Patterns Between 1963 And 1989, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canada’S Nato Commitment: Current Controversies, Past Debates, And Future Issues, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Canada’S Nato Commitment: Current Controversies, Past Debates, And Future Issues, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

Although Canada has been a committed member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) since the alliance was founded in 1949, it has not greeted all NATO decisions with unalloyed pleasure, as the recent debate about enlargement and the controversy over NATO bombing of Kosovo and Serbia will attest. And we can probably expect yet another debate about Canada's commitment toNATO later this year because the foreign minister, Lloyd Axworthy, has promised to question NATO'S continued reliance on nuclear deterrence. There is also bound to be future dissension over whether the Allies should embrace such countries as Latvia ...


Nato And The Bomb, Canadian Defenders Confront Critics, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Nato And The Bomb, Canadian Defenders Confront Critics, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


The Cost Of Nato Expansion For Canada, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Cost Of Nato Expansion For Canada, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Statement On Nato’S Nuclear Weapons Policies, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Statement On Nato’S Nuclear Weapons Policies, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Expanding Membership Of Nato Could Be Risky, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Expanding Membership Of Nato Could Be Risky, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


The Nato Club And Afghanistan: Northern, Rich, And White Nations Defend The Imperial Palace, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Nato Club And Afghanistan: Northern, Rich, And White Nations Defend The Imperial Palace, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


New Threats To The Alliance's Security And Strategies To Reform Nato, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

New Threats To The Alliance's Security And Strategies To Reform Nato, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Nato Reform: New Strategies To Advance International And National Security, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Nato Reform: New Strategies To Advance International And National Security, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canadian Action For Zero Nuclear Weapons, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Canadian Action For Zero Nuclear Weapons, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canadian Belief Systems In Context, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Canadian Belief Systems In Context, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Stepping Up: Burden Sharing By Nato's Newest Members, Joel Hillison Dec 2014

Stepping Up: Burden Sharing By Nato's Newest Members, Joel Hillison

Joel R. Hillison

This book examines the burden sharing behavior of new NATO members. It makes the argument that new NATO members are burden sharing at a greater rate than older NATO members. It also suggests that NATO’s expansion did not lead to greater free-riding behavior in NATO, contrary to the predictions of the collective action literature. This analysis reveals that new NATO members have demonstrated the willingness to contribute to NATO missions, but are often constrained by their limited capabilities. This argument is supported using case studies, interviews with key NATO officials, and quantitative analysis of NATO defense expenditures and troop ...


Power Struggle Over Ukraine: Systemic Observations, Zenonas Tziarras Feb 2014

Power Struggle Over Ukraine: Systemic Observations, Zenonas Tziarras

Zenonas Tziarras

The Syrian civil war and now Ukraine. These are only two examples of crises over which the United States and Russia have bumped heads recently. Some might be tempted to call this a “new Cold War,” but it’s really not. Yes, the geopolitical competition and power struggle might be obvious and similar. And even the race for maximizing the spheres of influence. But the ideological context is different and therefore there is no clash of politico-economic systems, not to mention that calling the current international system “bipolar” is simplistic, to say the least. What we have now is a ...


Europe In A ‘Nato Light’ World - Building Affordable And Credible Defense For The Eu, Jan Kallberg, Adam Lowther Jan 2013

Europe In A ‘Nato Light’ World - Building Affordable And Credible Defense For The Eu, Jan Kallberg, Adam Lowther

Jan Kallberg

From an outsider’s perspective, the Common Security and Defense Policy and the efforts of the European Defense Agency are insufficient to provide Europe with the defense it will require in coming decades. While the European Union—particularly the members of the European Monetary Union—struggle to solve prolonged fiscal challenges, viable European security alternatives to an American-dominated security architecture are conspicuously absent from the documents and discussions that are coming from the European Council and at a time when the United States is engaged in an Asia-Pacific pivot. This is not to say that no thought has been given ...


Analysis - Toward A New American Military., Adam Lowther, Jan Kallberg Oct 2012

Analysis - Toward A New American Military., Adam Lowther, Jan Kallberg

Jan Kallberg

In releasing the United States Department of Defense’s (DoD) Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities for 21st Century Defense and Defense Budget Priorities and Choices in January 2012, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta offered a rationale for the administration’s reductions in defense spending. By stating that the shift in strategic direction is an effort to “put our fiscal house in order” and a response to the 2011 Budget Control Act, which requires DoD to reduce spending by $487 billion between fiscal years 2012 and 2021, the United States’ NATO partners in Europe were given ...


Common Criteria Meets Realpolitik Trust, Alliances, And Potential Betrayal, Jan Kallberg Jul 2012

Common Criteria Meets Realpolitik Trust, Alliances, And Potential Betrayal, Jan Kallberg

Jan Kallberg

Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation has the ambition to be a global standard for IT-security certification. The issued certifications are mutually recognized between the signatories of the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement. The key element in any form of mutual relationships is trust. A question raised in this paper is how far trust can be maintained in Common Criteria when additional signatories enter with conflicting geopolitical interests to earlier signatories. Other issues raised are control over production, the lack of permanent organization in the Common Criteria, which leads to concerns of being able to oversee the actual compliance. As ...


Operationele Ontwikkeling Van De Nederlandse Special Operations Forces, 2005-2010, George Dimitriu, Gijs Tuinman, Martijn Van Der Vorm Mar 2012

Operationele Ontwikkeling Van De Nederlandse Special Operations Forces, 2005-2010, George Dimitriu, Gijs Tuinman, Martijn Van Der Vorm

George Dimitriu

Between 2005 and 2010 Dutch Special Operations Forces (SOF) carried out three mission in Afghanistan. The authors describe these missions in which both Army SOF and Marine SOF took part. They describe SOF and analyze the planning and execution of SOF missions. Further, they discuss the insights and developments that resulted from these experiences. By doing this, they not only clarify but also explain recent developments in the Dutch SOF realm. The lessons learned and best practices identified are a sound foundation for the future of Dutch SOF. (article in Dutch).