Was it Worth it? Canada’s Intervention in Afghanistan and why we Left too Soon

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    (This post was written by Jayson Derow, President of YATA Canada and originally published by the NATO Association of Canada on August 8, 2016. It has been republished with their permission.)  It is a question often asked, and yet, remains unanswered; was Canada’s involvement in the war in Afghanistan worth it? The decision to endure the fight […]

    Radicalization and Counterterrorism in BiH: Policy Recommendation

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    By John Jacobs (YATA President / Radboud University ), Olivier O.P. Korthals Altes (Radboud University) and Mark Nijland (Radboud University) Originally written for Radboud University / Centre for International Conflict Analysis & Management Project Rationale Counter-terrorism, preventing violent extremism (PVE) and countering violent extremism (CVE) are topics that have received increased attention by stakeholders in Bosnia […]

    Making Civil Society an Inclusive Partner in Countering Hybrid Threats

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    By Nico Segers (YATA Belgium) Originally published on Atlantic Expedition Since the war in Ukraine, heightened investments by Russia in disinformation operations have prompted security concerns at the political decision-making levels of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and NATO. Parts of their more operational intelligence and ‘strategic communications’ branches are being transformed and reinforced […]

    NATO Week 2015 Essay Contest – Information Warfare: Russia, Ukraine and unprecedented threats

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    Information Warfare: Russia, Ukraine and unprecedented threats Miguel Filipe Palma, Portugal YATA Nato Week Contest, 2015 Download it here: Information Warfare “The term Information Warfare was primarily used by the United States Military to describe the concept involving the use and management of information and communication technology in pursuit of a competitive advantage over an opponent. Information warfare […]

    YATA Netherlands Article: Excursion to the Royal Military Academy in Breda

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    “Excursion to the Royal Military Academy in Breda” [columns_begin] [add_column] [add_column] [columns_end] “Excursion to the Royal Military Academy in Breda” On July 3d, the Dutch Atlantic Youth ended the year with an excursion to the Royal Military Academy (RMA), located at the Castle of Breda. On this sunny day, twenty participants joined in a guided […]