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L’émergence de l’Union européenne comme puissance militaire au XXIème siècle

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Par Michael E. Lambert, chercheur invité au Centre d’études en politiques internationales Published on the CDA Security and Defence Blog, April 21, 2015 L’Europe apparait aujourd’hui comme la principale promotrice du dialogue pour so… Read More

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In Search of Enhanced Defence Cooperation in Europe

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On April 9, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland agreed on closer defense ties and increased solidarity with the Baltic states, in a move designed to enhance regional security through deterrence. In a joint declaration, the defe… Read More

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Accord sur le nucléaire iranien : le vrai Nobel d’Obama

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Published in La Presse, April 8, 2015 L’accord sur le nucléaire conclu entre le groupe de pays P5+1** et l’Iran est un événement historique compte tenu de la distance politique, sociologique, idéologique et humaine entre les deux camps et… Read More

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The Iran Deal Has Two Kinds of Critics

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Published in the Globe and Mail, April 8, 2015 The framework for a deal on Iran’s nuclear program goes further than many had predicted. If translated into a final agreement – a very big “if” – it would give solid and verifiable assurance that T… Read More

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Ali Khamenei and the 47 Senators: A Letter and its Legal Consequences

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“Writing letters, however, means to denude oneself before the ghosts,” wrote Franz Kafka in his “Letters to Milena”. The open letter from 47 U.S. senators to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has stripped them bare, not in front o… Read More

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There’s Weirder Stuff Than Niqabs at Stake in the Citizenship Oath

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It was reported with mild fanfare this week that new rules of royal succession have come into effect, with all Commonwealth countries now assenting to give girls equal standing in the British monarchy’s line of succession. However, a grou… Read More

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L’émergence du smart power transatlantique

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Par Michael E. Lambert, chercheur invité au Centre d’études en politiques internationales  L’année 2015 s’impose comme celle des négociations sur la mise en place du TTIP et du rapprochement entre les États-Unis et l’Union europ… Read More

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Getting the Balance Right on C-51

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Published in the Ottawa Citizen, March 30, 2015 The Liberal party announced its desired amendments to Bill C-51, the anti-terrorism legislation, last Thursday morning. The Liberals seized at least a temporary, first out of the gate, adv… Read More

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C-51 Has Sparked A Much-Needed Conversation About Security and Rights

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Published in the Globe and Mail, March 25, 2015 The best thing that might come out of Bill C-51, the government’s proposed new anti-terrorism legislation, will not be the bill itself, certainly not if it passes through the House of Commons a… Read More

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The Conservatives’ Controversial Case for War

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The motion tabled in Parliament this week to extend Canada’s military engagement against the Islamic State (IS) sets a worrying precedent. The decision to expand the air war to Syria is grounded in a confused legality that blurs legitimat… Read More

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