NATO Multi-Domain Operations-Adapting Beyond Joint Doctrine (Virtual, Cognitive, Physical)
February 9, 2023
NATO's Military Committee tasked the two Strategic Commands to develop an initial concept for multi-domain operations (MDO) that integrate Allied thinking about how forces work together at the speed and scale of modern operations.
The Importance of Tanks
February 8, 2023
Since February 2022, the world has stood in awe at the resolve and sacrifice of the Ukrainian people and their valiant armed forces to check Vladimir Putin’s persistent physical aggression commencing with the occupation of Crimea and the Donbass. It has been readily apparent that Putin is bent on the destruction of Ukrainian culture and appending it once again to a greater Russia.
The Policy Insights Forum Announces Katherine Todd as the Organization's Newest Fellow.
February 3, 2023
Katherine E. Todd is a Master of Public Policy Candidate and Research Assistant at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.
Industry Leaders Visit NATO HQ in Brussels for NPSE 2023
February 3, 2023
The Policy Insights Forum, a member of the Samuel Group of Companies, in partnership with NATO, the Government of Canada, the Government of Belgium and the Canadian Commercial Corporation, is pleased to bring Canadian business leaders to NATO Headquarters for its second annual NATO-Private Sector Engagement (NPSE) event from February 21-24 2023.
Prioritizing National Security By Vice-Admiral (Ret’d) Mark Norman
January 4, 2023
As 2022 slipped into our stern-arcs and 2023 crested the horizon there is much to continue to assess in terms of global defence and security issues.
The Ukrainian-Russian War: Training, refugee assistance and the effect of war on women and children
October 13, 2022
This week we talk with Perry Blackburn, a Retired U.S. Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel well-known in the Intelligence Community.
Christopher Maternowski Joins as Fellow at the Policy Insights Forum
September 12, 2022
Christopher’s research and writing will continue to focus on the ways in which scientific, technological, and health trends intersect with and shape foreign and defence policy.
A Learning Organization: Interning with the Policy Insights Forum
September 5, 2022
This is a special team, and it has been an absolute pleasure to learn with you this summer. I highly recommend this internship to other keen and inspiring young Canadian leaders.
Policy Insights Forum Appoints Fatima Atik as New Executive Director
August 31, 2022
Today, with the confidence of the Policy Insights Forum’s (PIF) Board of Directors, Chairperson Goran Samuel Pesic has named Ms. Fatima Atik as the NGO’s inaugural Executive Director.
Remembering Dr. Robert Spencer (1920 – 2022)
August 30, 2022
The Samuel Group of Companies is deeply saddened to share the news of Dr. Robert Spencer’s passing on the evening of August 28, 2022.
Samuel Group Publishes Company-Wide Indigenous Reconciliation Action Plan
August 18, 2022
Greater national awareness of responsibility of all Canadians, their business and their governments has emerged, focused on progress through reconciliation
How a Canadian Veterans Group Evacuated Over 3000 At-Risk Civilians from Afghanistan and Ukraine
August 2, 2022
Aman Lara has evacuated nearly 3,300 at-risk civilians from both Afghanistan and Ukraine, a further 10,290 are still waiting to be rescued.
Asymmetric Relations: The Geopolitics of Taiwan and China
June 14, 2022
This week, we will shift away from Ukraine, and discuss the current geopolitical situation in Taiwan.
A Geopolitical Disaster: Putin’s War on Ukraine
June 10, 2022
As we enter the fourth month of a three-day “special military operation” into Ukraine, it has become quite clear that Vladimir Putin has greatly miscalculated the outcome of his invasion.
Samuel Group and Policy Insights Announces Anvesh Jain as New Policy Intern
May 10, 2022
Inaugural award-recipient of the Dr. Robert Spencer Internship Program in Strategic Studies, announced at the Digitalization of Defence and Security Summit.
Strategic Insights into the Ukrainian-Russian War – Human Displacement: A Romanian Perspective
April 26, 2022
This week, we will discuss border issues in a fast-moving conflict with Dr. Sebastian Nastuta.
The Rise of Commercial Intelligence Services
April 7, 2022
Commercial Intelligence Services provide an essential capability to national security, military, public safety, health and competitive business operations.
Strategic Insights into the Ukrainian-Russian War: Part 5
April 4, 2022
This week, we will discuss cyber and intelligence strategy in a fast-moving conflict with Dave McMahon.
NATO-Private Sector Engagement (March 30 - April 1, 2022)
March 29, 2022
The Policy Insights Form in sponsorship with NATO, is pleased to bring Canadian business leaders to NATO Headquarters for its NATO-Private Sector Engagement event.
Strategic Insights into the Ukrainian-Russian War: Part 4
March 24, 2022
This week, we will discuss aerospace strategy in a fast-moving conflict with retired Brigadier-General Rick Pitre, Former Director General for Space and C4ISR.
Strategic Insights into the Ukrainian-Russian War: Part 3
March 16, 2022
This week, we will discuss air force strategy in a fast-moving conflict with retired Royal Canadian Air Force Commander Yvan Blondin.
Strategic Insights into the Ukrainian-Russian War: Part 2
March 10, 2022
This week, we will discuss naval warfare strategy in the evolving conflict with retired Vice-Admiral Mark Norman.
Strategic Insights into the Ukrainian-Russian War: Part 1
March 3, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has dramatically changed the International Relations landscape.
Options For Canada's Future Submarine Fleet
October 19, 2021
Deadline 2036: Assessing The Requirements And Options For Canada's Future Submarine Force
Should Canada Have a Foreign Intelligence Service?
June 18, 2021
Do we need to send Canadians abroad to spy on our enemies?
Space Commerce: "Is Canada Ready for the Next Frontier?"
March 12, 2021
Will Canada need to forge strategies that facilitate and accelerate Canadian companies’ active participation in the global space economy to secure its future prosperity?
European Union Army Innovation
February 23, 2021
How allied European armies integrate their emerging technologies on the modern battlefield is today’s problem. Finabel’s webinar sought to outline some dimensions of the challenges of embracing innovative technology.
The Future of Military Installations
January 26, 2021
There is greater interest from many actors towards the Arctic, which will force Canada to have an increased presence in this new strategic area. How will this impact the future of military installations?
Digitalize the Enterprise
January 26, 2021
Digitalization can bolster NATO’s ability to gather and process information, take decisions, and automate routinized processes. How will new technologies in the digital world impact NATO's decision-making?