• In Search of Enhanced Defence Cooperation in Europe

    • April 20, 2015

    On April 9, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland agreed on closer defense ties and increased solidarity with the Baltic states, in a move designed to enhance regional security through deterrence. In a joint declaration, the defense ministers of four Nordic states and the foreign minister of Iceland insisted that, given Russia’s growing assertiveness, Northern

  • L’émergence du smart power transatlantique

    • March 30, 2015

    Par Michael E. Lambert, chercheur invité au Centre d’études en politiques internationales  L’année 2015 s’impose comme celle des négociations sur la mise en place du TTIP et du rapprochement entre les États-Unis et l’Union européenne. Dans les faits, le Traité transatlantique est présenté comme un moyen de stimuler l’économie européenne et américaine. Dans la pratique,

    By CIPS
  • Turning Scientists into Sybils

    • October 26, 2012

    The full article was published in the Ottawa Citizen, October 25, 2012 Danger is ubiquitous but accurate and timely warnings of it are relatively rare; proper risk assessment is one of the great policy challenges of our time. A decision this week by an Italian court to sentence six scientists and a government official to