The Arctic has been termed “the pole of peace” by Mikhael Gorbachev in 1987. However, in recent times, there are a lot of developments in the region. As such, this article takes a closer look at the EU’s Arctic policy in light of recent challenges and analyzes the main challenges to and priorities of the EU’s Arctic strategy.
In this final entry of a three-part analysis, the article proposes how Canada can posture itself as a multi-peripheral middle power through the incorporation of hard power politics into its national security and defence planning and operations.
In this second entry of a three-part analysis, the article demonstrates how Canada should develop a new national strategy for security & defence by establishing itself as a multi-peripheral middle power.