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(2018,
issue 6)
ADAM P MACDONALD

Over the past half-decade, a growing chorus of former government officials and retired generals have argued that Canada should reverse its long-held position of non-participation and formally join the United States’ continental Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) program. How does that look as we close out 2018?

(2017,
issue 4)
ADAM P MACDONALD

Rather than ‘revisionist’, a more accurate definition for China is that of an exemptionalist power which exempts itself from global rules and processes.

(2017,
issue 1)
ADAM P MACDONALD

Concerns are growing over Trump's views and impact on both nuclear-armed states and others (state and non-state) with nuclear aspirations.

(2016,
issue 6)
ADAM P MACDONALD

Diffusion is happening in an uneven manner, with powerful state and non-state actors vice militarily (where U.S. still dominates). 

(2016,
issue 5)
ADAM P MACDONALD

Diffusion is happening in an uneven manner, with powerful state and non-state actors vice militarily, where the U.S. is still by far the most dominant. Other states are developing niche capabilities that increasingly limit Washington’s freedom to manoeuvre in East Asia.

(2016,
issue 2)
ADAM P MACDONALD

With growing strategic importance of the region, the five coastal states bordering the Arctic Ocean are watching threats.

(2016,
issue 1)
ADAM P MACDONALD

Having nuclear weapons clearly creates its own level of deterrence among nuclear powers, great or newer. Is there a risk of such weapons falling into terrorist hands?

(2015,
issue 5)
ADAM P MACDONALD

Since China became a nuclear power in 1964, they have maintained a small nuclear force. Those assets are being strengthened substantially.

(2015,
issue 2)
ADAM P MACDONALD

After two decades of accepting American unipolarity, have Chinese leaders decided the relative balance of power, while not equal, has shifted significantly in its favour to the degree that the time to act is now?

(2015,
issue 1)
ADAM P MACDONALD

The Changing Nature of Power and Polarity in the International System

(2014,
issue 6)
ADAM P MACDONALD

China and Russia will be conducting naval exercises in the Pacific and Mediterranean in 2015. What does this latest development in their deepening relationship mean to the West?

(2014,
issue 5)
ADAM P MACDONALD

Military dynamics in the East Asia region are changing as more states acquire capabilities that challenge America's military supremacy.