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By Christopher Cowan & Dr. Andrew Davies. The CF-18 A/B Hornet (a Canadian-variant of the same design in service with Australia and many other nations) has been the core component of Canada’s air combat capability since it was first introduced in the 1980s. The...read more
CDA Institute Research Associate Adnan Qaiser, who had a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, reviews the book A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammad Hanif (Toronto: Anchor, 2009). In summary, Mr. Qaiser argues that “despite...read more
Varner: The US Must Rely on Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defence to Neutralize the North Korean Nuclear Threat
Diplomatic options to deal with the North Korean nuclear and long-range ballistic missile threat appear to be narrowing after the test-firing of the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on November 28th. North Korea test-fired a Hwasong-15 ICBM at...read more
Bokor: Le colloque de la diversité: Les enjeux et les inclusions au sein des forces armées et des corps policiers
Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean Le 17 novembre 2017 au Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean, un colloque sur l’enjeu de la diversité et de l’inclusion au sein des forces armées et des corps a eu lieu. Ce colloque fut organisé par le Centre international des...read more
French President Emmanuel Macron visits French troops in Africa's Sahel region. Deux semaines après son élection à la Présidence de la République Français, Emmanuel Macron s’est rendu le 19 Mai 2017 à Gao au Mali, en tant que chef des armées, pour rencontrer les...read more
Dr. André M. Levesque, CDA Institute Research Fellow, attended the 20 November presentation on the findings of The Asia Foundation's 2017 Survey of the Afghan People and the associated discussion of the trends in citizens' views over time. This annual nationwide...read more
The 2017 Vimy Award Gala Dinner was nothing short of a success! Annually, the Vimy Award Gala Dinner brings together those who wish to celebrate the lifelong achievements of a deserving Canadian who has made a significant contribution to Canadian security & defence...read more
The CAF will be looking for many more Canadians like Lt(N) Anne-Marie Day for the full suite of missions that the CAF will be conducting in the future, UN or otherwise. Photo: DND/LS Dan Bard, FIS "Getting it": What "Being Back" with UN Peacekeeping Means Matthew...read more
David Law The likelihood of a serious terrorist attack on the United States or its assets abroad has significantly increased with the most recent political developments stateside. In particular, the ongoing controversy about the travel ban for nationals of several...read more
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