Canada and the Future of NATO


  • David Haglund


The purpose of this article is to show how and why it is that, surprisingly to some, NATO has managed to retain considerable significance for Canadian security and defence policy a full decade after 9/11. 

Author Biography

David Haglund


After receiving his Ph.D. in International Relations in 1978 from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, in Washington, D.C., David Haglund assumed teaching and research positions at the University of British Columbia.  In 1983 he came to Queen's.  From 1985 to 1995, and again from 1996 to 2002, he served as Director of the  Queen's Centre for International Relations.   From 1992 to 1996 he served as Chair of the Department of Political Studies.  He has held visiting professorships in France (at Sciences Po in Paris, at the French military academy – Saint Cyr-Coëtquidan, and at l’Université Paris III/Sorbonne nouvelle); in Germany (at the Universität Bonn, and the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena); and in Ireland (at the Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin).  He is currently co-editor of the International Journal





Special Section: Canada and 9/11: Ten Years On