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Quick Impact

Short, topical, and relevant opinion editorials and commentary by NAADSN experts on North American and Arctic defence and security topics.

September 2022

NATO needs to play a bigger role in the Arctic. And Canada needs to let it, by Heather Exner-Pirot and Robert W. Murray, National Post, 20 September 2022

August 2022

U.S. to name ambassador-at-large for Arctic region, by Eilís Quinn, featuring Troy Bouffard, Radio Canada International, 29 August 2022

The Baffinland saga highlights the precarious balance between the environment and development in Nunavut, by Heather Exner-Pirot, Globe and Mail, 26 August 2022

NATO chief warns Canada that Russia, China have designs on the Arctic, by Murray Brewster, featuring Rob Huebert, CBC News, 26 August 2022

Russian invasion of Ukraine has Canada and NATO looking north, by Raisa Patel, featuring Rob Huebert, Andrea Charron, and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Toronto Star, 26 August 2022

Russia’s war on Ukraine has put Arctic defence back on Canada’s agenda. Here’s why by Bob Weber, featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Will Greaves, Global News, 25 August 2022

Security in Canada’s Arctic, podcast with Kate Todd, featuring Andrew Bresnahan, NATO Association of Canada, 26 August 2022

NATO chief’s first visit to Canadian Arctic to focus on Russia, climate change, by Lee Berthiaume, featuring Andrea Charron and Rob Huebert, National Post, 24 August 2022

Canadian Rangers celebrate 75 years in their birthplace – Dawson City, Yukon, by Avery Zingel, featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer, CBC News, 22 August 2022

Prime Minister, NATO secretary general to visit Nunavut, with spotlight on Arctic defence, by Jane George, featuring Rob Huebert, CBC News, 22 August 2022

Russia’s naval doctrine may call for challenging the West, but does it have the shipyards? by Justin Katz, featuring Troy Bouffard, Breaking Defence, 19 August 2022

First steel on sixth Arctic offshore patrol ship to be cut Monday, by Aaron Beswick, featuring Adam Lajeunesse, Saltwire, 12 August 2022

Canadian frigates not involved in NATO naval task forces for first time since 2014, by Lee Berthiaume, featuring Timothy Choi and Adam MacDonald, The Globe and Mail, 8 August 2022 

Control Over Arctic Ocean Top Priority Of New Russian Naval Doctrine, by Malte Humpert, featuring Rob Huebert, High North News, 4 August 2022

What does Russia’s new naval doctrine mean for Canada in the Arctic? with Ben O’Hara-Byrne featuring Rob Huebert, A Little More Conversation, 3 August 2022

Russia outlines ambitions for crucial areas like the Arctic in new naval doctrine, featuring Rob Huebert, CBC News Network, 1 August 2022

July 2022

Every Region of Canada is Vulnerable to Climate Insecurity, an interview with Will Greaves, CDA Institute Expert Series, 2022

What Security Threats Do Russia and China Pose to Canada’s Arctic? featuring Rob Huebert, The News Forum, 27 July 2022

Questions about Canada’s sovereignty in the Arctic, with Reshmi Nair and Scott MacArthur, featuring Rob Huebert, NewsTalk 1010, 27 July 2022

Arctic waters have always been in Russia’s interest, featuring Rob Huebert, BNN Bloomberg, 6 July 2022

June 2022

Rethinking Arctic security following the Ukranian-Russian war, by Rob Huebert, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, 30 June 2022 

Inuit Nunangat needs a community public safety officer program, by Calvin Avigak pedersen, Peter Kikkert, and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Policy Options, 27 June 2022

China claiming “near Arctic” status like the Scandinavian countries, by Jaqueline Deeon, featuring Marc Lanteigne, ScandAsia, 27 June 2022

It’s time for Canada to get serious about defence, by John Ibbitson, featuring Rob Huebert and Jim Fergusson, The Globe and Mail, 25 June 2022

Parallel Paths for Space Sustainability, by Jeff Foust featuring Jessica West, SpaceNews, 24 June 2022

NORAD upgrades a ‘good move’ for northern security, says Nunavut MP, files from Cindy Alorut, Elyn Jones and Murray Brewster featuring Jim Fergusson and Rob Huebert, CBC News, 22 June 2022

Under Attack From China, US May Not Defend Canada From Russian & Chinese Ballistic Missiles – Lawmakers, by Sakshi Tiwari, featuring Troy Bouffard, EurAsian Times, 22 June 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Beginning NORAD’s Next Chapter? by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Ryan Dean, 21 June 2022

NORAD upgrade reignites debate over missile defence, by Steven Chase featuring Troy Bouffard, The Globe and Mail, 21 June 2022

Few details as Liberals promise billions to upgrade North American defences, by Lee Berthiaume, featuring Andrea Charron, The Winnipeg Free Press, 20 June 2022.

‘Most significant upgrade’: Canada pledges $4.9B over six years for NORAD modernization, by Anja Karadeglija, featuring Rob Huebert and Jim Fergusson, Montreal Gazette, 20 June 2022

Expectations high as Canada prepares to reveal plan for aging North American defences, by the Canadian Press, featuring Andrea Charron, Campbell River Mirror, 20 June 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Underpants Gnomes of Arctic Sovereignty, by Adam Lajeunesse, 18 June 2022

Denmark’s gunboat diplomacy over Hans Island a warning for future Arctic conflicts, by Rob Huebert, The National Post, 15 June 2022

And Then There Were Seven: The Arctic Council Carries On Minus Russia, by Marc Lanteigne, Over the Circle, 12 June 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Arctic Security and Emergency Preparedness: Opportunities to Improve Coordination and Bolster Resilience, by Whitney Lackenbauer, 10 June 2022

Canada looks to charter research vessel as it awaits $1B replacement ship, by Paul Withers, featuring Timothy Choi, CBC News, 9 June 2022

May 2022

Arctic Maritime Security – ‘Wait, it’s always been militarized?’ The Royal Danish Navy in the Arctic, by Timothy Choi, Strife Blog, 31 May 2022

Russian media pushing “business-as-usual” narrative in Arctic despite sanctions, say media researchers, by Eilís Quinn, featuring Mathieu Landriault, Eye on the Arctic, 30 May 2022

Canada’s ability to maintain adequate defence in the Arctic requires more than counting equipment, by Thomas Hughes, The Hill Times, 30 May 2022

Time for Inuit Nunangat community safety program, by Calvin Pedersen, Peter Kikkert, and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Nunatsiaq News, 28 May 2022

NATO has a chance to step back from the edge of a nuclear abyss, by Ernie Regehr, The Globe and Mail, 24 May 2022

‘Nor Night Nor Day No Rest’: Arctic Diplomacy Divided (and United), by Marc Lanteigne, Over the Circle, 21 May 2022.

US Army Alaska is Making a Huge Transformation to be the Army’s Arctic Force, by Hilde-Gunn Bye featuring Troy Bouffard, High North News, 16 May 2022

Les visions divergent quant aux priorités de sécurité dans l’Arctique canadien, par Mathieu Gobeil avec Magali Vullierme, Regard Sur L’Arctique, 13 mai 2022

The DEW Line at 65: Future unclear for the North’s aging radar sites, by Paul Tukker featuring Adam Lajeunesse and Rob Huebert, CBC News, May 10, 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: The CAF and Domestic Operations: NAADSN Members’ Opening Comments to the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence, by Wilfrid Greaves and Peter Kikkert, 9 May 2022

The Canadian Rangers at 75: The Eyes and Ears of the North, by Eilís Quinn featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Peter Kikkert, Radio Canada International, 2 May 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: From ‘As Needed’ To Baseline Duty: Debating the Role of the Canadian Armed Forces in Domestic Emergency Response, by Adam P. MacDonald, 2 May 2022

April 2022

Canadian, U.S. defence ministers highlight aid to Ukraine, but mum on Norad’s future, by James McCarten featuring Andrea Charron, Global News, 28 April 2022

To what extent does Russia present a real threat to Canada’s Arctic? by Emily Blake featuring Adam Lajeunesse and Rob Huebert, Cabin Radio, 27 April 2022

Andreas Østhagen address the Canadian senate, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 26 April 2022

The nuclear renaissance is an opportunity for Canada. Will we seize it?, by Heather Exner-Pirot, The Ottawa Citizen, 25 April 2022

Is Canada abandoning collective security in favour of a new isolationism?, by Rob Huebert, Policy Options, 22 April 2022

Researchers want to hear Northern Manitobans’ ideas about infrastructure needs and opportunities, by Ian Graham featuring Katharina Koch, Thompson Citizen, 21 April 2022

Why freezing the Arctic Council is bad news for global security, by Gabriella Gricius, Arctic Today, 20 April 2022

How the war in Ukraine has altered the Arctic’s regional dynamics, by Gabriella Gricius, Responsible Statecraft, 18 April 2022

Did Chrystia Freeland just commit Canada to Russian regime change? by Rob Huebert, The National Post, 13 April 2022

Polar Opposites? Greenland’s New Coalition Government by Marc Lanteigne, Over the Circle, 10 April 2022

By spending more on defence, the true north concedes it must be stronger if it wants to stay free, by Bartley Kives, featuring Andrea Charron, CBC News, 10 April 2022

Federal budget ‘underwhelming’ when it comes to Arctic security, analyst says, featuring Rob Huebert, CBC News, 8 April 2022

Arctic Security: Will Canada’s federal budget deliver for NORAD? by Ellis Quinn, featuring Andrea Charron and Jim Fergusson, Eye on the Arctic, 7 April 2022

Housing market initiatives, defence spending key takeaways for Manitobans in 2022 federal budget: experts, by Sarah Petz and Bartley Kives, featuring Andrea Charron, CBC News, 7 April 2022

Defence getting billions of dollars in new money from Thursday’s budget: source, by Murray Brewster featuring Rob Huebert and Jim Fergusson, CBC News, 6 April 2022

The Current with Matt Galloway featuring Will Greaves, CBC, 5 April 2022

Canadian Forces in desperate need of new spending, procurement follow-through, experts say, by Christian Paas-Lang, featuring Andrea Charron, CBC News, 2 April 2022

Canada to the defence, CBC Radio’s The House, featuring Andrea Charron, 2 April 2022.

‘Now is the time for us to act’: Why Canada needs to update it’s Northern defence system, the Alan Carter Radio Program featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer, AM 640 (Toronto), 1 April 2022

March 2022

Could Canada’s Arctic defence line detect a rocket from Russia? Not anymore, critics say, by Jacques Gallant, featuring James Fergusson and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, 31 March 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Framing Arctic Security: NAADSN Members’ Opening Comments to the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence, contributions from Wilfrid Greaves, Rob Huebert, P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Suzanne Lalonde, Andreas Østhagen, and Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon, March 2022

Why is the Arctic important to Russia? featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer, TRT World Now, 29 March 2022

The EU must re-think its Arctic relationship with Russia, Andreas Raspotnik and Andreas Østhagen, EURACTIV, 28 March 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Russian International Aggression and the Arctic: Why Strong, Secure, Engaged Remains Relevant, by Ryan Dean and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, March 2022

The End of an Exceptional History: Re-Thinking the EU-Russia Arctic Relationship, by Andreas Raspotnik and Andreas Østhagen, E-International Relations, 23 March 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Conceptualizing Arctic Security in an Era of Strategic Competition: A Canadian Perspective by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, opening comments for a panel on “Allieredes perspektiver” and the hearings on  “NATO’s rolle i Arktis” organized by the Center for Military Studies at the University of Copenhagen and Folketingshøring, Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark, 23 March 2022.

Canada’s Arctic security moves to forefront after Russian invasion of Ukraine, by Agence France-Presse, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, Inquire.net, 23 March 2022.

The Liberals’ continued policy of doing as little as possible for Ukraine, by Rob Huebert, National Post, 21 March 2022

North Warning System incapable of responding to modern missile technology, defence expert warns, by Stephen Chase, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, the Globe and Mail, 21 March 2022.

Reimagining Canada’s role in global energy security: Practical considerations for a low carbon transition, Heather Exner-Pirot and Jeff Kucharksi, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, 21 March 2022.

As NORAD jets train over the Arctic, experts say it’s time to revamp aging northern defence systems, by April Hudson, featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Rob Huebert, CBC News, 16 Mar 2022

NORAD alerts public of routine training operation in Arctic as Russia continues invasion of Ukraine by Luke Carroll featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, CBC News, 14 March 2022.

NAADSN Quick Impact: Arctic diplomacy and war in Europe, by Andrew Bresnahan, March 2022

Canada, 6 other countries leave Arctic Council over Russia’s war in Ukraine by Bob Weber featuring Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Dr. Rob Huebert, Global News, 3 March 2022.

Climate change threat to Arctic is global issue, says ocean politics expert by Hajar Al Khouzaii, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, Calgary Journal, 4 March 2022.

Canada: Ukraine’s Crucial Ally, recorded event hosted by the Wilson Centre and the Canada Institute, featuring Dr. Christopher Sands, 4 March 2022. 

Arctic Council nations are ‘pausing’ work after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, by Melody Schreiber featuring Troy Bouffard, Arctic Today, 3 March 2022.

Bases militaires réactivées: des armes russes à nos portes, by Anne Caroline Desplanques featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, le Journal de Montréal, 1 March 2022.

February 2022

How does Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affect you? What questions do you have?, Cross Country Checkup with Ian Hanomansing featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, CBC,  27 February 2022.

War in Ukraine has implications for Arctic co-operation, climate change research, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, CBC News, 24 February 2022.

Why The U.S. Is Falling Behind In Arctic Shipping, featuring Gabriella Gricius, CNBC, 16 February 2022.

January 2022

Joe Edward Crowther, Thawing the tension: U.S.-Greenland relations and climate change (non)securitization, University of Victoria, 27 January 2022.

In a dangerous world, Canada is unprepared on every front. It needs to come to its own defence by John Ibbitson featuring Dr. Andrea Charron and Dr. Rob Huebert, Globe and Mail, 14 January 2022.

December 2021

Canada must do its part to defend the Arctic. That requires F-35 purchases and NORAD modernization by Dr. Rob Huebert, the Globe and Mail, 28 December 2021.

Rob Huebert, Canada has a role in Arctic security amid nuclear arms dilemma, The Hill Times, 8 December 2021.

Whitney Lackenbauer, How long-awaited ‘transformative investments in infrastructure’ could address civilian and security needs in the Canadian Arctic, The Hill Times, 8 December 2021.

Peter Kikkert, Emergency management must be central to climate change response in the North, The Hill Times, 8 December 2021.

Magali Vullierme, Cultural Understanding and Dialogue within the Canadian Armed Forces: Insights from Canadian Ranger Patrols, The Northern Review, 52, December 15, 2021.

Jean-François Savard, Emmanuel Saël, and Mathieu Landriault, How Representations of Inuit Issues in Parliamentary Committees Reveal a Specific Policy Dynamic, The Northern Review, 52, December 15, 2021.

Indigenous resource development opportunities and Canada’s Arctic, by Stewart Muir and Margareta Dovgal featuring Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot, Resource Works’ Cause & Affect, 8 December 2021.

November 2021

To cope with natural disasters, we need a Canadian Resilience Corps, by Peter Kikkert, Ottawa Citizen, 25 November 2021

As more nations eye the Arctic as a strategic resource, what is the U.S. military’s plan? | Alaska Insight, by Lori Townsend featuring Dr. Troy Bouffard, Alaska Public Media, 12 November 2021.

NAADSN Quick Impact: Military Emissions Reporting: An Opportunity for Proactive Canadian Leadership, by Christina Bouchard, November 2021

Russia Wants to Keep Status as Arctic Superpower, Says Expert, by John Grady, featuring Troy Bouffard, USNI News, 5 November 2021.

Dr. Andrea Charron and Dr. James Fergusson, NORAD’S Maritime Warning Role: Origins and Future, Canadian Naval Review, 17(20), November 2021. 

October 2021

Russia’s ‘Re-Exploration’ of Siberia and the Far East: Tools, Plans, Ambitions (Part Two), by Dr. Sergey Sukhankin, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 18 (162), 26 October 2021.

Russia’s ‘Re-Exploration’ of Siberia and the Far East: Tools, Plans, Ambitions (Part One), by Dr. Sergey Sukhankin, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 12 (161), 25 October 2021.

Canadian Justice | Why We Need to Protect Canada’s Arctic Region, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert and Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer, The News Forum, 24 October 2021.

Defence Deconstructed: Arctic Stability and Climate Change, by David Perry, featuring Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot and Dr. Will Greaves, Canadian Global Affairs Institute, 15 October 2021.

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Rangers’ Maritime Role: An Unclear Proposal, by Peter Kikkert and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, October 2021

The Inuit knowledge vanishing with the ice, featuring Dr. Jackie Dawson, BBC, 11 October 2021.

Forget the subs—let’s talk about the info and tech sharing in AUKUS, by Kristen Csenkey, The Hill Times, 6 October 2021.

Crude quarrel: Canada invokes treaty to negotiate fate of Line 5 pipeline with U.S., featuring Dr. Christopher Sands, Global News, 5 October 2021.

Canada formally invokes 1977 treaty in bid to prevent Line 5 shutdown, featuring Dr. Christopher Sands, The Detroit News, 4 October 2021.

September 2021

Is Canada Prepared To Defend Against Submarine and Surface Threats in the Arctic? featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, The News Forum, 27 September 2021.

Does Canadian military need Britain’s help to defend the Arctic? featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, Global News, 27 September 2021.

Andreas Østhagen & Clive H. Schofield, An ocean apart? Maritime boundary agreements and disputes in the Arctic OceanThe Polar Journal, 24 September 2021.

Britain offers Canadian military help to defend the Arctic, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, CBC News, 24 September 2021.

U.S. Defense Department appoints a leader for its new Arctic security center featuring Randy “Church” Kee, Arctic Today, 23 September 2021.

Sergey Sukhankin. Kaliningrad in the Post-Crimea Russia. A Bastion or a Weak Link? French Institute of International Relations, Russie.Nei.Visions, no. 124, 2021.

Homeland Security should prioritize climate security, Indigenous primacy in its Arctic strategy, by John Pennington and Troy Bouffard, Anchorage Daily News, 15 September 2021.

Next government needs to modernize NORAD, address cyber threats, by Kristen Csenkey, The Hill Times, 1 September 2021. 
 

August 2021

US icebreaker departs on a voyage that will transit the Northwest Passage, featuring Rob Huebert, Arctic Today, 26 August 2021. 
 
Alaska-based Military Assets Not Participating in Afghanistan Evacuation, Pentagon Says, featuring Troy Bouffard, KUAC, 26 August 2021
 
 
 

July 2021

North America’s Arctic radar shield is due for an upgrade, featuring Andrea Charron, The Economist, 31 July 2021 
 
Le Canada affirme sa souveraineté en Arctique, featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer, L’Aquilon, by Nelly Guidici, 22 July 2021.
 
 
Disrupt: A Revolutionary Critical Podcast, by Gabriella Gricius and Bridgett Neff-Hickman,  Disrupt RCP, 2021. 

June 2021

Ban on commercial fishing in central Arctic Ocean comes into force, featuring Jackie Dawson, Nunatsiaq News, 28 June 2021 
 
The Russian Arctic Council Chairmanship: National Security Considerations in the Shadow of Regional Cooperation, by Troy Bouffard and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Russian Analytical Digest no. 269, 27 June 2021.
 
 
What Do Russia’s Ambitions Mean for the Stability of the Arctic Council? by Troy Bouffard, CDA Institute, 20 June 2021. 
 
What the Biden-Putin summit means —and doesn’t mean— for Arctic cooperation, featuring Troy Bouffard and Heather Exner-Pirot, ArcticToday, 18 June 2021
 
The Arctic’s Securitization, by Gabriella Gricius, Inkstick Media, 17 June 2021
 
Sino-Qatari LNG Deal: A New Phase for Doha-Beijing Relations? by Sergey Sukhankin, Gulf International Forum, 16 June 2021.
 
What Does Climate Change in the Arctic Have to do with Property Rights? by Gabriella Gricius, New America, 16 June 2021. 
 
Most Indigenous people support resource development: poll, by John Desjarlais Jr. and Heather Exner-Pirot, iPolitics, 14 June 2021
 

Fisheries Disputes: The Real Potential for Arctic Conflict, by Jen Evans and Andreas Østhagen, The Arctic Institute, 3 June 2021. 

How Canada Can Prepare for the Quantum Threat, by Nina Bindel and Kristen Csenkey, CDA Institute, 2 June 2021. 

May 2021

Understanding UNDRIP: Challenges to legislating the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, featuring Heather Exner-Pirot, The Macdonald-Laurier Institute, 26 May 2021. 

What Can We Expect From the New Canadian Surface Combatant? by Timothy Choi, CDA Institute, 26 May 2021.

Taking the Geopolitical Temperature of the Arctic: Four Things to Watch, by Gabriella Gricius, Modern War Institute, 1 June 2021

Alternative Approaches to Arctic Security, featuring Gabriella Gricius, The Arctic Institute Bookshelf Podcast, 26 May 2021

Protecting Canada and improving cyber defence: three challenges, by Kristen Csenkey, The Hill Times, 24 May 2021.

The Arctic Council Goes Back to Basics, by Marc Lanteigne, Over the Circle, 21 May 2021 

With U.S. climate drama behind them, can the Arctic Council turn the page in Reykjavik? featuring Troy Bouffard, Eye on the Arctic, 19 May 2021. 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism Book Presentation: Prevention of Terrorist Attacks part II, featuring Dr. Shannon Nash, ICCT, 18 May 2021.

As Arctic Council chair passes to Russia, ‘we could see a very friendly bear,’ expert says, featuring Whitney Lackenbauer, Nunatsiaq News, 17 May 2021.

Canada to build two polar icebreakers for High Arctic operations, featuring Timothy Choi, Radio Canada International, 6 May 2021.

Canada and Japan move to expand security cooperation in Indo-Pacific, featuring Rob Huebert, CBC Radio, 4 May 2021. 

With or Without You: Arctic Security Dialogue is Meaningful Even Without Russia, But Here’’s How to Involve Moscow in the Future— And Why We Should, by Troy Bouffard and Elizabeth Buchanan, Modern War Institute, 4 May 2021. 

April 2021

The Fight over the Melting Arctic – The Evolving Arctic Security Environment, featuring Rob Huebert, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 12 April 2021. 

Sea Control 244: Establishing an Arctic Security Institution, featuring Troy Bouffard, Centre for International Maritime Security, 25 April 2021

UNDRIP legislation turning into a distraction from real action on Indigenous self-determination, by Heather Exner-Pirot, iPolitics, 19 April 2021

Arctic Great Power Competition: The United States, Russia and China, by Gabriella Gricius, Global Security Review, 12 April 2021

‘You cannot claim any more:’ Russia seeks bigger piece of Arctic, featuring Whitney Lackenbauer and Rob Huebert, CBC News, 11 April 2021  

IOGs Policy Crunch – Innovation in the Arctic, featuring Rob Huebert, Institute on Governance, 6 April 2021

US, Canada team up for ‘historic Arctic patrol’, featuring Troy Bouffard, Daily News-Miner, 6 April 2021

March 2021

How creating an Armed Forces Indigenous community assistance program would pay off, by Peter Kikkert, Policy Options, 31 March 2021

The case for restraint and diplomacy as China turns towards the Arctic, by Gabriella Gricius, Responsible Statecraft, 25 March 2021 

Icebreaker USCGC Healy to Navigate Northwest Passage This Summer, featuring Troy Bouffard, KNOM Radio Mission, 25 March 2021

U.S. homeland defence strategy underlines Canada’s importance, featuring Andrea Charron and Rob Huebert, 20 March 2021, Radio Canada International

Arctic intersection: Alaska, the US and China, featuring Troy Bouffard, Alaska News Source, 19 March 2021

Geopolitical Implications of New Arctic Shipping Lanes, by Gabriella Gricius, The Arctic Institute, March 18, 2021.

U.S. Army unveils Arctic strategy as relations with Russia plunge into deep freeze, featuring Troy Bouffard, Eye on the Arctic, 17 March 2021

Arctic high on the agenda of Blinken’s phone call with Danish FM, featuring Troy Bouffard, Eye on the Arctic, 15 March 2021

US Coast Guard announces plans to transit the Northwest Passage this summer, featuring Troy Bouffard and Rob Huebert, 12 March 2021, ArcticToday. 

U.S. Coast Guard to send icebreaker through Northwest Passage with Canada’s consent, featuring Troy Bouffard, Eye on the Arctic, 12 March 2021

Defence Deconstructed: The Different Aspects of Shipbuilding, featuring Timothy Choi, 5 March 2021, The CGAI Podcast Network

The EU’s new Arctic Policy: Lessons from human security and the European Green Deal by Gabriella Gricius, European Leadership Network, March 2021 

February 2021

Investment in Arctic Initiatives Serves U.S. National Interests by Maj Gen Randy “Church” Key, Bloomberg, 26 February 2021

Long-Awaited TBO Report Arrives by Timothy Choi, Canadian Naval Review, February 2021

NAADSN Quick Impact: Sending a Message: Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremist Groups and Canadian Terrorist Entity Listings, by Shannon Nash, February 2021

Great Decisions 2021: The Fight Over the Melting Arctic with Rob Huebert, February 2021

OP ED: Is it time for a new concept of seapower?, by Rob Huebert, 2021 Cutting the Bow Wave, Combined Joint Operations from the Sea, February 2021

Indigenous Representation in National Security, by Gabriella Gricius in Defense 360, February 2021

NAADSN Quick Impact: Canada’s National Interests and Challenges to Adopting the Nuclear Ban Treaty, by Nancy Teeple, February 2021

January 2021

China Wants to Invest in the Arctic. Why Doesn’t Canada? Featuring Petra Dolata and Adam Lajeunesse, The Walrus, 29 January 2021.

Russia’s COVID Blinders: Arctic Policy Changes or Lack Thereof, by Gabriella Gricius,The Arctic Institute, 19 January 2021 

NAADSN Quick Impact: Positioning Russia in the Circumpolar Arctic: Narrative, (De)Legitimizing Discourses, and a Framing Environment, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Troy Bouffard, January 2021

NAADSN Quick Impact: Assessing the US Navy’s Arctic Blueprint, by Adam Lajeunesse and Timothy Choi, January 2021

NAADSN Quick Impact: Canada’s New Arctic Drone in Context, by Timothy Choi, January 2021

New U.S. Arctic strategy focuses on ‘day-to-day competition’ with Russia and China, featuring Rob Huebert and Troy Bouffard, 7 January 2021, Radio Canada International

December 2020

Zero emissions by 2050 may be too late for Canada’s North, featuring Andrew Chater, iPolitics, 31 December 2020

Russian hypersonic ‘Dagger’ demands rethink of North American defences, experts say, featuring Nancy Teeple, Rob Huebert, and James Fergusson, 21 December 2020, Radio Canada International

How a Biden administration can strengthen U.S. Arctic Security, by Troy Bouffard, 18 December 2020, Arctic Today

Canada can promote transparency to form and strengthen norms as opportunities expand in outer space, by Alexander MacDonald, 16 December 2020, The Hill Times

Arctic Competition: Military Buildup and Great Power Competition, Foreign Policy, 14 December 2020

Arctic Borders in a Global Context, featuring Andrew Chater and Karen Everett, The Arctic Institute, 8 December 2020

Exxon Valdez 2.0? Trump oil plan sparks fears, featuring Troy Bouffard, 8 December 2020, E&E News, written by Heather Richards

A goldmine in Nunavut is the most recent local point of a longstanding debate: Is Canada doing enough to protect its interest in the North? Featuring Petra Dolata, CBC The House, 5 December 2020

November 2020

Canada’s adaptation to evolving NORAD and NATO roles, by Nancy Teeple, 18 November 2020, The Hill Times

NAADSN Quick Impact: Nunavut’s Infrastructure Gap Report: Insights into Critical Infrastructure in Canada’s Arctic, by Christina Bouchard, November 2020

October 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Trauma of Terrorism: Strengthening Preparedness and Resilience, by Shannon Nash, October 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Potential for Arctic Collective Security: Fundamental Challenges, by Troy J. Bouffard, October 2020

September 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Canadian Army in a Changing North American Defence and Security Environment, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, September 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Responding to the Hardening the SHIELD: A Credible Deterrent and Capable Defense for North America, by Andrea Charron, September 2020

The High-Tech Future of North American Defense, featuring Andrea Charron, 11 September 2020, The Wilson Center’s Canada Institute

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Canadian Rangers, “Watching for Illegal Immigrants”, and Far-Right Extremism, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, September 2020

How US foreign policy is failing in the Arctic, by Gabriella Gricius, Responsible Statecraft, 9 September 2020

Beyond the North Warning System, by Andrea Charron, 7 September 2020, War on the Rocks

August 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Permanency, Reassurance, and Quiet Diplomacy: The Permanent Joint Board on Defence (PJBD) at Eighty, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, August 2020

The North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network, Battle Rhythm Podcast featuring an interview with Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer, August 19 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Gaps and Bridges: The Case for American Polar Icebreakers, by Peter Kikkert, August 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Governing the Future(s) of Emerging Technologies in Canada, by Kristen Csenkey and Nina Bindel, August 2020

July 2020

Appointment of U.S. Arctic co-ordinator may signal more muscular American policy, featuring Troy Bouffard and Rob Huebert, July 31 2020, CBC News, written by Levon Sevunts

NAADSN Quick Impact: Are Chinese Submarines Coming to the Arctic? by Adam Lajeunesse and Timothy Choi, July 2020

What we know so far about the Rideau Hall intruder, featuring Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer, July 3, 2020, CBC News, written by Laura Glowacki

NAADSN Quick Impact: Canadian public opinion and defence spending – Possible implications for continental defence modernization, by Mathieu Landriault and Praneel Gayan, July 2020

June 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Russia’s New State Policy on Nuclear Deterrence: Implications for North American Defence, by Nancy Teeple, June 2020

May 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: We Cannot Deter What We Cannot Detect, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Ryan Dean, May 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: The U.S. Withdrawal from Open Skies: Implications for the Arctic, by Troy Bouffard and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, May 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Custos Borealis: The Fiftieth Anniversary of Northern Region Headquarters / Joint Task Force (North), by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, May 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: “Russian Arctic Military Exercise Draws Awe and Concern” … and Promotes Misconceptions about the Canadian Armed Forces and Threats to the Canadian Arctic?, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Adam Lajeunesse, May 2020

Russian Arctic military exercise draws awe and concern, featuring Andrea Charron and Rob Huebert, May 11, 2020, CBC News, written by Murray Brewster

Les Rangers : une réponse communautaire à la COVID-19 en régions isolées, by Peter Kikkert, 1 May 2020, Radio-Canada

April 2020

Arctic Security and Defence, featuring Mathieu Landriault and Andrea Charron, April 15, 2020, CGAI Battle Rhythm Podcast

The Canadian Rangers, community resiliency, and COVID-19, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Peter Kikkert, April 15

March 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Blackjack Diplomacy, by Ryan Dean and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, March 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Will Budget 2020 take the Canadian North seriously?, by Mathieu Landriault and Andrew Chater, March 2020

February 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Le Nord canadien sera-t-il enfin pris au sérieux dans le prochain budget?, by Mathieu Landriault and Andrew Chater, February 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Quelle nouvelle structure de gouvernance pour l’Arctique, by Mathieu Landriault, February 2020

Here Comes Trouble: How to worry sensibly in the 21st Century, featuring Andrea Charron, 13 February 2020, CBC Radio

January 2020

A Melting Arctic: Impact on Arctic Reporting, Shipping and Governance, featuring panelists Eilis Quinn, Alison Cook, and Mathieu Landriault, 30 January 2020, CPAC Public Record

A Melting Arctic: Impact on Military Operations, featuring panelists Lieutenant Commander Sylvain Bernier (Royal Canadian Navy) and Major Conrad Schubert (Joint Task Force North), 30 January 2020, CPAC Public Record

NAADSN Quick Impact: Charron and Fergusson 2% or else, by Andrea Charron and Jim Fergusson, January 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Iran and the Sleeper Threat to North America, by Shannon Nash, January 2020

Short, topical, and relevant opinion editorials and commentary by NAADSN experts on North American and Arctic defence and security topics.

June 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Beginning NORAD’s Next Chapter? by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Ryan Dean, June 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Underpants Gnomes of Arctic Sovereignty, by Adam Lajeunesse, June 2022

Denmark’s gunboat diplomacy over Hans Island a warning for future Arctic conflicts, by Rob Huebert, The National Post, 15 June 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Arctic Security and Emergency Preparedness: Opportunities to Improve Coordination and Bolster Resilience, by Whitney Lackenbauer, June 2022

May 2022

Canada’s ability to maintain adequate defence in the Arctic requires more than counting equipment, by Thomas Hughes, The Hill Times, 30 May 2022

Time for Inuit Nunangat community safety program, by Calvin Pedersen, Peter Kikkert, and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Nunatsiaq News, 28 May 2022

‘Nor Night Nor Day No Rest’: Arctic Diplomacy Divided (and United), by

US Army Alaska is Making a Huge Transformation to be the Army’s Arctic Force, by Hilde-Gunn Bye featuring Troy Bouffard, High North News, 16 May 2022

The DEW Line at 65: Future unclear for the North’s aging radar sites, by Paul Tukker featuring Adam Lajeunesse and Rob Huebert, CBC News, May 10, 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: The CAF and Domestic Operations: NAADSN Members’ Opening Comments to the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence, by Wilfrid Greaves and Peter Kikkert, 9 May 2022

The Canadian Rangers at 75: The Eyes and Ears of the North, by Eilís Quinn featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Peter Kikkert, Radio Canada International, 2 May 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: From ‘As Needed’ To Baseline Duty: Debating the Role of the Canadian Armed Forces in Domestic Emergency Response, by Adam P. MacDonald, 2 May 2022

April 2022

Canadian, U.S. defence ministers highlight aid to Ukraine, but mum on Norad’s future, by James McCarten featuring Andrea Charron, Global News, 28 April 2022

To what extent does Russia present a real threat to Canada’s Arctic? by Emily Blake featuring Adam Lajeunesse and Rob Huebert, Cabin Radio, 27 April 2022

Andreas Østhagen address the Canadian senate, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 26 April 2022

The nuclear renaissance is an opportunity for Canada. Will we seize it?, by Heather Exner-Pirot, The Ottawa Citizen, 25 April 2022

Is Canada abandoning collective security in favour of a new isolationism?, by Rob Huebert, Policy Options, 22 April 2022

Why freezing the Arctic Council is bad news for global security, by Gabriella Gricius, Arctic Today, 20 April 2022

Did Chrystia Freeland just commit Canada to Russian regime change? by Rob Huebert, The National Post, 13 April 2022

Polar Opposites? Greenland’s New Coalition Government by Marc Lanteigne, Over the Circle, 10 April 2022

By spending more on defence, the true north concedes it must be stronger if it wants to stay free, by Bartley Kives, featuring Andrea Charron, CBC News, 10 April 2022

Federal budget ‘underwhelming’ when it comes to Arctic security, analyst says, featuring Rob Huebert, CBC News, 8 April 2022

Arctic Security: Will Canada’s federal budget deliver for NORAD? by Ellis Quinn, featuring Andrea Charron and Jim Fergusson, Eye on the Arctic, 7 April 2022

Housing market initiatives, defence spending key takeaways for Manitobans in 2022 federal budget: experts, by Sarah Petz and Bartley Kives, featuring Andrea Charron, CBC News, 7 April 2022

Defence getting billions of dollars in new money from Thursday’s budget: source, by Murray Brewster featuring Rob Huebert and Jim Fergusson, CBC News, 6 April 2022

The Current with Matt Galloway featuring Will Greaves, CBC, 5 April 2022

Canadian Forces in desperate need of new spending, procurement follow-through, experts say, by Christian Paas-Lang, featuring Andrea Charron, CBC News, 2 April 2022

Canada to the defence, CBC Radio’s The House, featuring Andrea Charron, 2 April 2022.

‘Now is the time for us to act’: Why Canada needs to update it’s Northern defence system, the Alan Carter Radio Program featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer, AM 640 (Toronto), 1 April 2022

March 2022

Could Canada’s Arctic defence line detect a rocket from Russia? Not anymore, critics say, by Jacques Gallant, featuring James Fergusson and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, 31 March 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Framing Arctic Security: NAADSN Members’ Opening Comments to the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence, contributions from Wilfrid Greaves, Rob Huebert, P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Suzanne Lalonde, Andreas Østhagen, and Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon, March 2022

Why is the Arctic important to Russia? featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer, TRT World Now, 29 March 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Russian International Aggression and the Arctic: Why Strong, Secure, Engaged Remains Relevant, by Ryan Dean and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, March 2022

NAADSN Quick Impact: Conceptualizing Arctic Security in an Era of Strategic Competition: A Canadian Perspective by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, opening comments for a panel on “Allieredes perspektiver” and the hearings on  “NATO’s rolle i Arktis” organized by the Center for Military Studies at the University of Copenhagen and Folketingshøring, Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark, 23 March 2022.

Canada’s Arctic security moves to forefront after Russian invasion of Ukraine, by Agence France-Presse, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, Inquire.net, 23 March 2022.

The Liberals’ continued policy of doing as little as possible for Ukraine, by Rob Huebert, National Post, 21 March 2022

North Warning System incapable of responding to modern missile technology, defence expert warns, by Stephen Chase, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, the Globe and Mail, 21 March 2022.

Reimagining Canada’s role in global energy security: Practical considerations for a low carbon transition, Heather Exner-Pirot and Jeff Kucharksi, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, 21 March 2022.

As NORAD jets train over the Arctic, experts say it’s time to revamp aging northern defence systems, by April Hudson, featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Rob Huebert, CBC News, 16 Mar 2022

NORAD alerts public of routine training operation in Arctic as Russia continues invasion of Ukraine by Luke Carroll featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, CBC News, 14 March 2022.

NAADSN Quick Impact: Arctic diplomacy and war in Europe, by Andrew Bresnahan, March 2022

Canada, 6 other countries leave Arctic Council over Russia’s war in Ukraine by Bob Weber featuring Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Dr. Rob Huebert, Global News, 3 March 2022.

Climate change threat to Arctic is global issue, says ocean politics expert by Hajar Al Khouzaii, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, Calgary Journal, 4 March 2022.

Canada: Ukraine’s Crucial Ally, recorded event hosted by the Wilson Centre and the Canada Institute, featuring Dr. Christopher Sands, 4 March 2022. 

Arctic Council nations are ‘pausing’ work after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, by Melody Schreiber featuring Troy Bouffard, Arctic Today, 3 March 2022.

Bases militaires réactivées: des armes russes à nos portes, by Anne Caroline Desplanques featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, le Journal de Montréal, 1 March 2022.

February 2022

How does Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affect you? What questions do you have?, Cross Country Checkup with Ian Hanomansing featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, CBC,  27 February 2022.

War in Ukraine has implications for Arctic co-operation, climate change research, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, CBC News, 24 February 2022.

Why The U.S. Is Falling Behind In Arctic Shipping, featuring Gabriella Gricius, CNBC, 16 February 2022.

January 2022

Joe Edward Crowther, Thawing the tension: U.S.-Greenland relations and climate change (non)securitization, University of Victoria, 27 January 2022.

In a dangerous world, Canada is unprepared on every front. It needs to come to its own defence by John Ibbitson featuring Dr. Andrea Charron and Dr. Rob Huebert, Globe and Mail, 14 January 2022.

December 2021

Canada must do its part to defend the Arctic. That requires F-35 purchases and NORAD modernization by Dr. Rob Huebert, the Globe and Mail, 28 December 2021.

Rob Huebert, Canada has a role in Arctic security amid nuclear arms dilemma, The Hill Times, 8 December 2021.

Whitney Lackenbauer, How long-awaited ‘transformative investments in infrastructure’ could address civilian and security needs in the Canadian Arctic, The Hill Times, 8 December 2021.

Peter Kikkert, Emergency management must be central to climate change response in the North, The Hill Times, 8 December 2021.

Magali Vullierme, Cultural Understanding and Dialogue within the Canadian Armed Forces: Insights from Canadian Ranger Patrols, The Northern Review, 52, December 15, 2021.

Jean-François Savard, Emmanuel Saël, and Mathieu Landriault, How Representations of Inuit Issues in Parliamentary Committees Reveal a Specific Policy Dynamic, The Northern Review, 52, December 15, 2021.

Indigenous resource development opportunities and Canada’s Arctic, by Stewart Muir and Margareta Dovgal featuring Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot, Resource Works’ Cause & Affect, 8 December 2021.

November 2021

To cope with natural disasters, we need a Canadian Resilience Corps, by Peter Kikkert, Ottawa Citizen, 25 November 2021

As more nations eye the Arctic as a strategic resource, what is the U.S. military’s plan? | Alaska Insight, by Lori Townsend featuring Dr. Troy Bouffard, Alaska Public Media, 12 November 2021.

NAADSN Quick Impact: Military Emissions Reporting: An Opportunity for Proactive Canadian Leadership, by Christina Bouchard, November 2021

Russia Wants to Keep Status as Arctic Superpower, Says Expert, by John Grady, featuring Troy Bouffard, USNI News, 5 November 2021.

Dr. Andrea Charron and Dr. James Fergusson, NORAD’S Maritime Warning Role: Origins and Future, Canadian Naval Review, 17(20), November 2021. 

October 2021

Russia’s ‘Re-Exploration’ of Siberia and the Far East: Tools, Plans, Ambitions (Part Two), by Dr. Sergey Sukhankin, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 18 (162), 26 October 2021.

Russia’s ‘Re-Exploration’ of Siberia and the Far East: Tools, Plans, Ambitions (Part One), by Dr. Sergey Sukhankin, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 12 (161), 25 October 2021.

Canadian Justice | Why We Need to Protect Canada’s Arctic Region, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert and Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer, The News Forum, 24 October 2021.

Defence Deconstructed: Arctic Stability and Climate Change, by David Perry, featuring Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot and Dr. Will Greaves, Canadian Global Affairs Institute, 15 October 2021.

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Rangers’ Maritime Role: An Unclear Proposal, by Peter Kikkert and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, October 2021

The Inuit knowledge vanishing with the ice, featuring Dr. Jackie Dawson, BBC, 11 October 2021.

Forget the subs—let’s talk about the info and tech sharing in AUKUS, by Kristen Csenkey, The Hill Times, 6 October 2021.

Crude quarrel: Canada invokes treaty to negotiate fate of Line 5 pipeline with U.S., featuring Dr. Christopher Sands, Global News, 5 October 2021.

Canada formally invokes 1977 treaty in bid to prevent Line 5 shutdown, featuring Dr. Christopher Sands, The Detroit News, 4 October 2021.

September 2021

Is Canada Prepared To Defend Against Submarine and Surface Threats in the Arctic? featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, The News Forum, 27 September 2021.

Does Canadian military need Britain’s help to defend the Arctic? featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, Global News, 27 September 2021.

Andreas Østhagen & Clive H. Schofield, An ocean apart? Maritime boundary agreements and disputes in the Arctic OceanThe Polar Journal, 24 September 2021.

Britain offers Canadian military help to defend the Arctic, featuring Dr. Rob Huebert, CBC News, 24 September 2021.

U.S. Defense Department appoints a leader for its new Arctic security center featuring Randy “Church” Kee, Arctic Today, 23 September 2021.

Sergey Sukhankin. Kaliningrad in the Post-Crimea Russia. A Bastion or a Weak Link? French Institute of International Relations, Russie.Nei.Visions, no. 124, 2021.

Homeland Security should prioritize climate security, Indigenous primacy in its Arctic strategy, by John Pennington and Troy Bouffard, Anchorage Daily News, 15 September 2021.

Next government needs to modernize NORAD, address cyber threats, by Kristen Csenkey, The Hill Times, 1 September 2021. 
 

August 2021

US icebreaker departs on a voyage that will transit the Northwest Passage, featuring Rob Huebert, Arctic Today, 26 August 2021. 
 
Alaska-based Military Assets Not Participating in Afghanistan Evacuation, Pentagon Says, featuring Troy Bouffard, KUAC, 26 August 2021
 
 
 

July 2021

North America’s Arctic radar shield is due for an upgrade, featuring Andrea Charron, The Economist, 31 July 2021 
 
Le Canada affirme sa souveraineté en Arctique, featuring P. Whitney Lackenbauer, L’Aquilon, by Nelly Guidici, 22 July 2021.
 
 
Disrupt: A Revolutionary Critical Podcast, by Gabriella Gricius and Bridgett Neff-Hickman,  Disrupt RCP, 2021. 

June 2021

Ban on commercial fishing in central Arctic Ocean comes into force, featuring Jackie Dawson, Nunatsiaq News, 28 June 2021 
 
The Russian Arctic Council Chairmanship: National Security Considerations in the Shadow of Regional Cooperation, by Troy Bouffard and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Russian Analytical Digest no. 269, 27 June 2021.
 
 
What Do Russia’s Ambitions Mean for the Stability of the Arctic Council? by Troy Bouffard, CDA Institute, 20 June 2021. 
 
What the Biden-Putin summit means —and doesn’t mean— for Arctic cooperation, featuring Troy Bouffard and Heather Exner-Pirot, ArcticToday, 18 June 2021
 
The Arctic’s Securitization, by Gabriella Gricius, Inkstick Media, 17 June 2021
 
Sino-Qatari LNG Deal: A New Phase for Doha-Beijing Relations? by Sergey Sukhankin, Gulf International Forum, 16 June 2021.
 
What Does Climate Change in the Arctic Have to do with Property Rights? by Gabriella Gricius, New America, 16 June 2021. 
 
Most Indigenous people support resource development: poll, by John Desjarlais Jr. and Heather Exner-Pirot, iPolitics, 14 June 2021
 

Fisheries Disputes: The Real Potential for Arctic Conflict, by Jen Evans and Andreas Østhagen, The Arctic Institute, 3 June 2021. 

How Canada Can Prepare for the Quantum Threat, by Nina Bindel and Kristen Csenkey, CDA Institute, 2 June 2021. 

May 2021

Understanding UNDRIP: Challenges to legislating the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, featuring Heather Exner-Pirot, The Macdonald-Laurier Institute, 26 May 2021. 

What Can We Expect From the New Canadian Surface Combatant? by Timothy Choi, CDA Institute, 26 May 2021.

Taking the Geopolitical Temperature of the Arctic: Four Things to Watch, by Gabriella Gricius, Modern War Institute, 1 June 2021

Alternative Approaches to Arctic Security, featuring Gabriella Gricius, The Arctic Institute Bookshelf Podcast, 26 May 2021

Protecting Canada and improving cyber defence: three challenges, by Kristen Csenkey, The Hill Times, 24 May 2021.

The Arctic Council Goes Back to Basics, by Marc Lanteigne, Over the Circle, 21 May 2021 

With U.S. climate drama behind them, can the Arctic Council turn the page in Reykjavik? featuring Troy Bouffard, Eye on the Arctic, 19 May 2021. 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism Book Presentation: Prevention of Terrorist Attacks part II, featuring Dr. Shannon Nash, ICCT, 18 May 2021.

As Arctic Council chair passes to Russia, ‘we could see a very friendly bear,’ expert says, featuring Whitney Lackenbauer, Nunatsiaq News, 17 May 2021.

Canada to build two polar icebreakers for High Arctic operations, featuring Timothy Choi, Radio Canada International, 6 May 2021.

Canada and Japan move to expand security cooperation in Indo-Pacific, featuring Rob Huebert, CBC Radio, 4 May 2021. 

With or Without You: Arctic Security Dialogue is Meaningful Even Without Russia, But Here’’s How to Involve Moscow in the Future— And Why We Should, by Troy Bouffard and Elizabeth Buchanan, Modern War Institute, 4 May 2021. 

April 2021

The Fight over the Melting Arctic – The Evolving Arctic Security Environment, featuring Rob Huebert, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 12 April 2021. 

Sea Control 244: Establishing an Arctic Security Institution, featuring Troy Bouffard, Centre for International Maritime Security, 25 April 2021

UNDRIP legislation turning into a distraction from real action on Indigenous self-determination, by Heather Exner-Pirot, iPolitics, 19 April 2021

Arctic Great Power Competition: The United States, Russia and China, by Gabriella Gricius, Global Security Review, 12 April 2021

‘You cannot claim any more:’ Russia seeks bigger piece of Arctic, featuring Whitney Lackenbauer and Rob Huebert, CBC News, 11 April 2021  

IOGs Policy Crunch – Innovation in the Arctic, featuring Rob Huebert, Institute on Governance, 6 April 2021

US, Canada team up for ‘historic Arctic patrol’, featuring Troy Bouffard, Daily News-Miner, 6 April 2021

March 2021

How creating an Armed Forces Indigenous community assistance program would pay off, by Peter Kikkert, Policy Options, 31 March 2021

The case for restraint and diplomacy as China turns towards the Arctic, by Gabriella Gricius, Responsible Statecraft, 25 March 2021 

Icebreaker USCGC Healy to Navigate Northwest Passage This Summer, featuring Troy Bouffard, KNOM Radio Mission, 25 March 2021

U.S. homeland defence strategy underlines Canada’s importance, featuring Andrea Charron and Rob Huebert, 20 March 2021, Radio Canada International

Arctic intersection: Alaska, the US and China, featuring Troy Bouffard, Alaska News Source, 19 March 2021

Geopolitical Implications of New Arctic Shipping Lanes, by Gabriella Gricius, The Arctic Institute, March 18, 2021.

U.S. Army unveils Arctic strategy as relations with Russia plunge into deep freeze, featuring Troy Bouffard, Eye on the Arctic, 17 March 2021

Arctic high on the agenda of Blinken’s phone call with Danish FM, featuring Troy Bouffard, Eye on the Arctic, 15 March 2021

US Coast Guard announces plans to transit the Northwest Passage this summer, featuring Troy Bouffard and Rob Huebert, 12 March 2021, ArcticToday. 

U.S. Coast Guard to send icebreaker through Northwest Passage with Canada’s consent, featuring Troy Bouffard, Eye on the Arctic, 12 March 2021

Defence Deconstructed: The Different Aspects of Shipbuilding, featuring Timothy Choi, 5 March 2021, The CGAI Podcast Network

The EU’s new Arctic Policy: Lessons from human security and the European Green Deal by Gabriella Gricius, European Leadership Network, March 2021 

February 2021

Investment in Arctic Initiatives Serves U.S. National Interests by Maj Gen Randy “Church” Key, Bloomberg, 26 February 2021

Long-Awaited TBO Report Arrives by Timothy Choi, Canadian Naval Review, February 2021

NAADSN Quick Impact: Sending a Message: Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremist Groups and Canadian Terrorist Entity Listings, by Shannon Nash, February 2021

Great Decisions 2021: The Fight Over the Melting Arctic with Rob Huebert, February 2021

OP ED: Is it time for a new concept of seapower?, by Rob Huebert, 2021 Cutting the Bow Wave, Combined Joint Operations from the Sea, February 2021

Indigenous Representation in National Security, by Gabriella Gricius in Defense 360, February 2021

NAADSN Quick Impact: Canada’s National Interests and Challenges to Adopting the Nuclear Ban Treaty, by Nancy Teeple, February 2021

January 2021

China Wants to Invest in the Arctic. Why Doesn’t Canada? Featuring Petra Dolata and Adam Lajeunesse, The Walrus, 29 January 2021.

Russia’s COVID Blinders: Arctic Policy Changes or Lack Thereof, by Gabriella Gricius,The Arctic Institute, 19 January 2021 

NAADSN Quick Impact: Positioning Russia in the Circumpolar Arctic: Narrative, (De)Legitimizing Discourses, and a Framing Environment, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Troy Bouffard, January 2021

NAADSN Quick Impact: Assessing the US Navy’s Arctic Blueprint, by Adam Lajeunesse and Timothy Choi, January 2021

NAADSN Quick Impact: Canada’s New Arctic Drone in Context, by Timothy Choi, January 2021

New U.S. Arctic strategy focuses on ‘day-to-day competition’ with Russia and China, featuring Rob Huebert and Troy Bouffard, 7 January 2021, Radio Canada International

December 2020

Zero emissions by 2050 may be too late for Canada’s North, featuring Andrew Chater, iPolitics, 31 December 2020

Russian hypersonic ‘Dagger’ demands rethink of North American defences, experts say, featuring Nancy Teeple, Rob Huebert, and James Fergusson, 21 December 2020, Radio Canada International

How a Biden administration can strengthen U.S. Arctic Security, by Troy Bouffard, 18 December 2020, Arctic Today

Canada can promote transparency to form and strengthen norms as opportunities expand in outer space, by Alexander MacDonald, 16 December 2020, The Hill Times

Arctic Competition: Military Buildup and Great Power Competition, Foreign Policy, 14 December 2020

Arctic Borders in a Global Context, featuring Andrew Chater and Karen Everett, The Arctic Institute, 8 December 2020

Exxon Valdez 2.0? Trump oil plan sparks fears, featuring Troy Bouffard, 8 December 2020, E&E News, written by Heather Richards

A goldmine in Nunavut is the most recent local point of a longstanding debate: Is Canada doing enough to protect its interest in the North? Featuring Petra Dolata, CBC The House, 5 December 2020

November 2020

Canada’s adaptation to evolving NORAD and NATO roles, by Nancy Teeple, 18 November 2020, The Hill Times

NAADSN Quick Impact: Nunavut’s Infrastructure Gap Report: Insights into Critical Infrastructure in Canada’s Arctic, by Christina Bouchard, November 2020

October 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Trauma of Terrorism: Strengthening Preparedness and Resilience, by Shannon Nash, October 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Potential for Arctic Collective Security: Fundamental Challenges, by Troy J. Bouffard, October 2020

September 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Canadian Army in a Changing North American Defence and Security Environment, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, September 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Responding to the Hardening the SHIELD: A Credible Deterrent and Capable Defense for North America, by Andrea Charron, September 2020

The High-Tech Future of North American Defense, featuring Andrea Charron, 11 September 2020, The Wilson Center’s Canada Institute

NAADSN Quick Impact: The Canadian Rangers, “Watching for Illegal Immigrants”, and Far-Right Extremism, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, September 2020

How US foreign policy is failing in the Arctic, by Gabriella Gricius, Responsible Statecraft, 9 September 2020

Beyond the North Warning System, by Andrea Charron, 7 September 2020, War on the Rocks

August 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Permanency, Reassurance, and Quiet Diplomacy: The Permanent Joint Board on Defence (PJBD) at Eighty, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, August 2020

The North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network, Battle Rhythm Podcast featuring an interview with Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer, August 19 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Gaps and Bridges: The Case for American Polar Icebreakers, by Peter Kikkert, August 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Governing the Future(s) of Emerging Technologies in Canada, by Kristen Csenkey and Nina Bindel, August 2020

July 2020

Appointment of U.S. Arctic co-ordinator may signal more muscular American policy, featuring Troy Bouffard and Rob Huebert, July 31 2020, CBC News, written by Levon Sevunts

NAADSN Quick Impact: Are Chinese Submarines Coming to the Arctic? by Adam Lajeunesse and Timothy Choi, July 2020

What we know so far about the Rideau Hall intruder, featuring Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer, July 3, 2020, CBC News, written by Laura Glowacki

NAADSN Quick Impact: Canadian public opinion and defence spending – Possible implications for continental defence modernization, by Mathieu Landriault and Praneel Gayan, July 2020

June 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Russia’s New State Policy on Nuclear Deterrence: Implications for North American Defence, by Nancy Teeple, June 2020

May 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: We Cannot Deter What We Cannot Detect, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Ryan Dean, May 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: The U.S. Withdrawal from Open Skies: Implications for the Arctic, by Troy Bouffard and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, May 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Custos Borealis: The Fiftieth Anniversary of Northern Region Headquarters / Joint Task Force (North), by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, May 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: “Russian Arctic Military Exercise Draws Awe and Concern” … and Promotes Misconceptions about the Canadian Armed Forces and Threats to the Canadian Arctic?, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Adam Lajeunesse, May 2020

Russian Arctic military exercise draws awe and concern, featuring Andrea Charron and Rob Huebert, May 11, 2020, CBC News, written by Murray Brewster

Les Rangers : une réponse communautaire à la COVID-19 en régions isolées, by Peter Kikkert, 1 May 2020, Radio-Canada

April 2020

Arctic Security and Defence, featuring Mathieu Landriault and Andrea Charron, April 15, 2020, CGAI Battle Rhythm Podcast

The Canadian Rangers, community resiliency, and COVID-19, by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Peter Kikkert, April 15

March 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Blackjack Diplomacy, by Ryan Dean and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, March 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Will Budget 2020 take the Canadian North seriously?, by Mathieu Landriault and Andrew Chater, March 2020

February 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Le Nord canadien sera-t-il enfin pris au sérieux dans le prochain budget?, by Mathieu Landriault and Andrew Chater, February 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Quelle nouvelle structure de gouvernance pour l’Arctique, by Mathieu Landriault, February 2020

Here Comes Trouble: How to worry sensibly in the 21st Century, featuring Andrea Charron, 13 February 2020, CBC Radio

January 2020

A Melting Arctic: Impact on Arctic Reporting, Shipping and Governance, featuring panelists Eilis Quinn, Alison Cook, and Mathieu Landriault, 30 January 2020, CPAC Public Record

A Melting Arctic: Impact on Military Operations, featuring panelists Lieutenant Commander Sylvain Bernier (Royal Canadian Navy) and Major Conrad Schubert (Joint Task Force North), 30 January 2020, CPAC Public Record

NAADSN Quick Impact: Charron and Fergusson 2% or else, by Andrea Charron and Jim Fergusson, January 2020

NAADSN Quick Impact: Iran and the Sleeper Threat to North America, by Shannon Nash, January 2020