March 2023 Edition
Isabella Aung | PhD Candidate/Researcher
Double Colonization: Residential Schools in Present-Day Myanmar
As Indigenous populations in Canada grapple with the intergenerational effects of the residential school system, ethnic minorities in Myanmar also struggle with cultural erasure and forced assimilation through residential schools.
Publication - Population & Security | Feb. 17, 2023
Peter Kasurak | CIDP Fellow
S.2 Episode 11: A National Force
Steve speaks with Peter Kasurak, Fellow at the Centre for International Defence Policy (CIDP) at Queen’s University about his book “A National Force: The Evolution of Canada’s Army, 1950-2000.
Podcast Episode - Battle Rhythm | Nov. 22, 2022
Chris Kilford | CIDP Fellow
- Zoom webinar with the Ukrainian Ambassador to Canada - The CIC Victoria Branch
- Hosted the Executive Director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (Vancouver) - The CIC Victoria Branch
- Closed round table with many of Canada's top Arctic experts called "Framing Russia's Arctic Interests." - University of Victoria
- Hosted a Zoom webinar with Chris Miller, the author of the award winning book Chip Wars. - The CIC Victoria Branch
Stéphanie Martel | CIDP Fellow
The Contested Meaning-Making of Diplomatic Norms: Competence in Practice in Southeast Asian Multilateralism
The supposedly fixed set of norms within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), commonly referred to as the “ASEAN way,” is both celebrated and maligned as a key element of Southeast Asian diplomacy. In this article, we contest this orthodoxy through a practitioner-near account of ASEAN diplomatic norms in practice.
Publication - European Journal of International | Oct. 29, 2022
Canada's Indo-Pacific Strategy: Analysis From Our Network
The IPS is an impressive, comprehensive document that tackles a broad spectrum of issue-areas, outlines a much clearer direction to our engagement of various sub-regions and partners, with resources to match. It includes several promising, creative initiatives that will bolster Canada’s visibility in the region.
Publication - Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada | 2022
Developing a Multi-Domain Approach to New Areas of Confrontation
Technological proliferation, emergence of new spaces, and multidimensional threats—what do these concepts mean and what do they imply? This panel will elucidate both questions by exploring the implications of these new threats for Canada, its people, and its position in the world.
Video recording of presentation - Network for Strategic Analysis | September 2022
Ottawa’s Indo-Pacific Strategy: National Interests and Regional Responses
Video recording of presentation - East Asia Strategy Forum | November 1, 2022
Grazia Scoppio | CIDP Fellow
The Power of Diversity in the Armed Forces. International Perspectives on Immigrant Participation in the Military
The Power of Diversity in the Armed Forces investigates how different countries approach the inclusion or exclusion of immigrants in their armed forces and offers immigrant military participation as a pathway to citizenship and a way to foster greater societal integration and achieve a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive military.
Video of Presentation - From the Margins and Outside the Box | Dec. 1 2022
Immigrants willing to serve: Stories of immigrant soldiers in the Canadian Armed Forces
Video of Presentation - Conference of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society | October 2022
Maxim Starchak | CIDP Fellow
Russia Reconsiders Its Air Defense Strategy
In his newest article Maxim argues that the effectiveness of Russia's air defense capabilities have been brought into question.
Publication - Jamestown Federation | Feb. 7, 2023
Kevin D. Stringer | CIDP Fellow
The Global Fragility Act and the Irregular Warfare Center: A Path for Diplomacy, Defense, and Development
Wicked problems litter the security environment. They are opaque challenges, caused by multiple factors, and constantly evolving. These problems can be conceptualized through a myriad of lenses, each of which produces different possible solution sand any intervention to address the range of solutions becomes part of the ecosystem itself and any negative impact cannot be undone, only mitigated.
Publication - Irregular Warfare Center | Jan. 27, 2023
Robert Wolfe | CIDP Fellow
Is using trade policy for foreign policy a “SNO job”? : on linkage, friend-shoring and the challenges for multilateralism
Using trade policy to achieve foreign policy objectives has a long history. Punishing enemies and rewarding friends by granting or withholding market access, sanctions or blockades are venerable forms of trade policy used as foreign policy.
Publication - European University Institute | 2022