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China and the Arctic

We’re very pleased to announce that one of the members of the CNR Editorial Board has just had a book published. China’s Arctic Ambitions and What They Mean for Canada  is one of the first in-depth studies of China’s increasing interest in the circumpolar North. It offers a holistic approach […]


South China Sea Dispute

Another useful article on the South China Sea dispute. The SCS continues to be a potential hot spot as long as China presses its claims. The issue, as noted before, is if Canada has vested interests in the dispute particularly if the TPP is ratified. The Diplomat:


China reveals plans to ship cargo across Canada’s Northwest Passage

As Yogi used to say, ‘Deja vu all over again!’ As in the late 1980s, the strategic importance of the Arctic rises to near the top of our national concerns. By far the greatest part of that concern should be for accident prevention in those waters closely followed by rescue […]