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Book Review No. 20 – Ricketts on Wakelam, Cold War Fighters – Canadian Aircraft Procurement, 1945-54
Randall Wakelam, Cold War Fighters – Canadian Aircraft Procurement, 1945-54 (Canadian Studies in Military History: UBC Press in association with the Canadian War Museum, 2011). ~ ~ ~ As the current Canadian government travels the torturous path of replacing our...read more
The CDA Institute is pleased to repost David Law's blog, originally published here on 1 August 2018, on our own site. Whatever happens in Ukraine, which he argues may be a victim of a "deal" between Trump and Putin, or a tripartite arrangement involving those two and...read more
Book Review No. 19 – Norris of Stewart, Strangers with Memories: The United States and Canada from Free Trade to Baghdad
John Stewart, Strangers with Memories: The United States and Canada from Free Trade to Baghdad (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017). ~ ~ ~ In May 1990, a peculiar ad in an Ottawa newspaper called for a self-starting individual to analyze trade...read more
Book Review No. 18 – Martyn of Cusumano and Corbe, eds., A Civil-Military Response to Hybrid Threats
Eugenio Cusumano and Marian Corbe, eds., A Civil-Military Response to Hybrid Threats (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). ~ ~ ~ This collection of essays provides military and civilian readership with a broad-ranging overview of the role played by civil-military cooperation...read more
CDA Institute Analysis: A Response by Patrick Dennis to Reviews of Reluctant Warriors: Canadian Conscripts and the Great War
The CDA Institute has now posted three reviews of my book, Reluctant Warriors: Canadian Conscripts and the Great War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017) – the first by Dr. Andrew Theobald this past March, and the second and third by Michel Gravel and Keith...read more
William Warden, Diplomat, Dissident, Spook (Privately published: Lisa Warden, 2017). ~ ~ ~ Shortly before heart surgery in early 2011, William (“Bill”) Warden handed his daughter, Lisa, a draft of his memoirs about which he had told his family only a little. Sadly, he...read more
Canadians are inseparable from their electronic devices. Smartphones, laptops and all manner of objects connected to the “internet of things" permeate our daily lives from the moment we wake up to the moment we fall asleep again. And it is easy to...read more
Notwithstanding its huge size and relatively small population, Canada has lived a charmed strategic existence through most its history as a statal entity. As every Canadian schoolchild should know, the country is the second biggest by territory and has the longest...read more
Patrick Dennis, Reluctant Warriors – Canadian Conscripts and the Great War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017). ~ ~ ~ Editor’s Note – This is the third (and last) review of Reluctant Warriors; the first, by Andrew Theobald, can be found here, and the second, by Michel...read more
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
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