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Recent News

CDA Institute welcomes Eva Luc

The CDA Institute is pleased to welcome Eva Luc, the first of two interns 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 number of blogs and a more in-depth paper, as...

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An Out-of-the-Blue Icebreaker Opportunity

The following article was originally published by The Maritime Executive (2 Jan 18) and is reproduced here with kind permission; it can be found here. ~ ~ ~ By Colonel (Retired) Pierre Leblanc I recently attended the Maritime and Arctic Security & Safety Conference in...

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Seitelbach: Sur les interventions Françaises au Sahel

  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...

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The Asia Foundation: 2017 Afghan Survey Results

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...

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February 22-23, 2018
Chateau Laurier, Ottawa ON


The Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence is largest public conference of its kind in Canada addressing security and defence policy, military capability planning and analysis.

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