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Law: North Korea – High Time to Get Real, Part I

On America’s Independence Day, North Korea successfully launched a missile that some experts assert can hit targets as far away as Alaska. Apparently, Pyongyang does not yet have the capacity to place a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile. That...

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What’s New from the CDA Institute – 13 July 2017

From our CEO / De notre PDG It is with profound sadness that we have learned of the untimely passing of Adam Day, Canadian War Correspondent, writer and 2012 recipient of the CDA Institute Ross Munro Media Award.  On behalf of all member associations of the CDA, the...

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What’s New from the CDA Institute – 6 July 2017

  Recent CDA Institute Web Updates/Dernières mises à jour sur le Site internet de l'Institut de la CAD: Upcoming Roundtable Advisory - 12 July 2017/ Avis de Table-rond - le 12 juillet 2017 GENERAL PAUL KERN, US ARMY (RET) – SENIOR COUNSELOR, THE COHEN GROUP...

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