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"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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Between North Korean nuclear tests and false alarms in Hawaii, nuclear weapons have been front of mind for the Trump administration over the past year. On Friday, it released its roadmap for the future of US nuclear policy: the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review (or NPR)....read more
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...read more
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...read more
Critique de livre no. 4 – Battiss sur Haaland and Petersson, NATO’s European Allies: Military Capability and Political Will
Janne Matlary Haaland and Magnus Petersson, eds., NATO's European Allies: Military Capability and Political Will (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), 320 pp. ~~~ Souvent critiquées dans la littérature académique nord-américaine ou anglo-saxonne par un effet de suivisme...read more
David S. Yost, NATO’s Balancing Act (Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2014), 480 pp. ~~~ David S. Yost, professeur à la Naval Postgraduate School, reste un des rares chercheurs ayant gardé à ce jour l’Organisation du traité de l’Atlantique nord...read more
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