Centre for International and Defence Policy

Centre for International and Defence Policy
Centre for International and Defence Policy

Welcome to the CIDP

The CIDP is one of Canada’s most active research centres on international security and defence policy issues. Located in the School of Policy Studies, we are committed to contributing to informed public discussion of issues in military affairs and alliances, international security, and Canadian foreign and defence policy.  Our rich and diverse team of fellows, drawn from Kingston’s two universities and beyond, include active military Visiting Defence Fellows from NATO allied forces. See more about the Centre. 


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New Decade, New NATO: Millennials, Gen Z and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

By Morgan Fox

How can a 70-year-old military alliance, founded during the Cold War, stay relevant with people who can’t even remember a time when it was needed? With difficulty. NATO faces exactly that problem as it enters the 2020s, since it will need fresh support for its mandate from the soon-to-be most important generations in Europe and North America — Millennials and Gen Z.

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