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Reading Canada: Canada in NATO, 1949-2019

Join us virtually on March 25 for a book talk on the 2021 publication "Canada in NATO: 1949-2019."

Date & Time

Mar. 25, 2022
2:00pm – 3:00pm ET


On April 4, 1949, Canada joined 11 other states in signing the North Atlantic Treaty, establishing a post-war western alliance and becoming one of the founding members of NATO. In the seventy years that followed, Canadian contributions to the organization have assisted operations in Korea, the Baltics, and the Middle East, supported NATO's expansion in Eastern Europe, and played a vital role in promoting Canada's image of international leadership.

Join us virtually on March 25 for a moderated discussion with Dr. Joel Sokolsky and Dr. Joseph T. Jockel, co-authors of Canada in NATO: 1949-2019. The 2021 publication explores Canada's historical contributions to NATO and the likewise impact that the alliance has had on Canadian defense and foreign policy. 


Joel Sokolsky

Joel Sokolsky

PhD, Professor of Political Science at Royal Military College of Canada
Joseph Jockel Headshot

Joseph T. Jockel

Piskor Professor and Chair of Canadian Studies at St. Lawrence University

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Canada Institute

The mission of the Wilson Center's Canada Institute is to raise the level of knowledge of Canada in the United States, particularly within the Washington, DC policy community.  Research projects, initiatives, podcasts, and publications cover contemporary Canada, US-Canadian relations, North American political economy, and Canada's global role as it intersects with US national interests.  Read more

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