Canada’s Free Riding on NATO

By David Dunlop, 14 August 2023

Here is an article by Brian Lee Crowley, Managing Director of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute an independent public policy think-tank in Ottawa, and published on 7 August in the Washington Times. It's entitled "Canada's Free-Riding on NATO: America Needs to Pick a Lane." It's an interesting take from a Canadian and an institution on Canada's unwillingness to publicly support a minimum increase to 2% GDP on defence as requested by NATO. In it, Crowley calls out both the US Ambassador to Canada David Cohen, and the US government for saying one thing and preaching another. See


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