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Europe’s Greatest Gamblers: Anticipating Wars of the Future and Why European Leaders Are Choosing to Ignore Such Possibilities

August 15, 2018

Anticipating war is out of fashion, yet the potential destruction and impact on global society of a major war are huge.   By James M R Thorp   Back in February, Elisabeth Braw wrote an article for POLITICO titled, ‘Europe isn’t ready to face modern threats’. Braw’s case is that NATO is ‘preparing for the … Continue reading “Europe’s Greatest Gamblers: Anticipating Wars of the Future and Why European Leaders Are Choosing to Ignore Such Possibilities”


NATO is wounded, this Summit could break it

July 12, 2018

By Dr Zachary Wolfraim In light of the recent chaos consuming British politics and the looming NATO summit, I revisited an article I wrote on the eve of the US election in 2016 hoping it would outline a worst-case scenario, rather than reality. At that time, NATO was heading into uncertainty with the reality of Brexit … Continue reading “NATO is wounded, this Summit could break it”


Dice, Hexes & History: Can Wargaming Save Estonia?

May 30, 2017

By Camlo Kalandra A new nightmare scenario is haunting the minds of NATO policymakers. The successes of the Russian ‘hybrid warfare’ model – used in Georgia and Ukraine – have stoked feverish speculation that NATO itself may be vulnerable to such an attack, and that the potential ramifications for Western powers could be catastrophic. While … Continue reading “Dice, Hexes & History: Can Wargaming Save Estonia?”


Strife Feature – Trudeau’s First Year: The Fundamental Shifts in Canadian Foreign Policy

November 24, 2016

By: Marc-Olivier Cantin ‘We’re back!’ It was with this unequivocal assertion that, in his inaugural speech, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reclaimed Canada’s seat at the international table, hinting at the fundamental foreign policy overhauls he intended to implement. Indeed, a year has passed since Trudeau settled in Ottawa and it appears that the lines of fracture … Continue reading “Strife Feature – Trudeau’s First Year: The Fundamental Shifts in Canadian Foreign Policy”


NATO in the Crucible

October 5, 2016

By. Dr. Zachary Wolfraim Yet again, NATO is having a challenging year. Since the end of the Cold War, the Alliance has demonstrated its repeated ability to pivot and adapt in order to retain some level of relevance in the face of continued international instability. That being said, the newest challenges are coming from within … Continue reading “NATO in the Crucible”


Panetta Speaks at King's

January 22, 2013

By Amelie Sundberg To most of my friends beyond the War Studies Department at King’s Leon Panetta doesn’t quite achieve celebrity status or the description as ‘cool’.  But Friday morning was definitely cool.  As I battled through the snow to the Strand building I couldn’t help but notice the big men in overcoats with ear … Continue reading “Panetta Speaks at King's”


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