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Recent News

Davies: Which Way to go in Defence Exports?

"Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat. "I don't much care where—" said Alice. "Then it doesn't matter which way you go," said the Cat. Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in...

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Dur-e-Aden on Women in Radical Groups

Women’s participation in radical groups: What we know so far Whether the news is about “jihadi brides” leaving Canada or returning with their children, women’s participation in radical groups such as ISIS shocks Canadians more so than men’s participation in the same...

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North Korea 101 – David Law

There are five pivotal issues that we need to be thinking about when it comes to North Korea. The first and perhaps most important one is that North Korea is an economic basket case. The hermit kingdom, which at the end of the Korean War in 1953 was roughly at par...

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Davies: NAFTA Negotiations – Not just about the Economy

  One of the less-reported but perhaps more significant comments made by former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney in his 30 January, 2018 appearance before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations highlighted the critical relationship between Canada’s economy and its...

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CDA Institute welcomes Hannah Delaney

The CDA Institute is pleased to welcome Hannah Delaney, our second intern who will work at the National Office until the end of this academic term in the March/April time frame.  Over the coming months, she will write a blog and a more in-depth paper, as well as...

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CAHIER VIMY no. 35 – Capc Lafontaine sur L’Arctique

L’Institut de la CAD est très heureux de publier la prochaine édition de notre série de Cahiers Vimy, mettant en vedette le travail du capitaine de corvette Jonathan Lafontaine. Avec sa discussion sur la représentation du Nord dans le contexte de la défense, il a...

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