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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...read more
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...read more
Frank Mass, The Price of Alliance: The Politics and Procurement of Leopard Tanks for Canada’s NATO Brigade (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017), reviewed by Dr. Peter Kasurak. ~ ~ ~ Tanks are a litmus test for Canadian defence and foreign policy. How one views tanks can...read more
By Christopher Cowan & Dr. Andrew Davies. The CF-18 A/B Hornet (a Canadian-variant of the same design in service with Australia and many other nations) has been the core component of Canada’s air combat capability since it was first introduced in the 1980s. The...read more
CDA Institute Research Associate Adnan Qaiser, who had a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, reviews the book A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammad Hanif (Toronto: Anchor, 2009). In summary, Mr. Qaiser argues that “despite...read more
Varner: The US Must Rely on Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defence to Neutralize the North Korean Nuclear Threat
Diplomatic options to deal with the North Korean nuclear and long-range ballistic missile threat appear to be narrowing after the test-firing of the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on November 28th. North Korea test-fired a Hwasong-15 ICBM at...read more
Bokor: Le colloque de la diversité: Les enjeux et les inclusions au sein des forces armées et des corps policiers
Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean Le 17 novembre 2017 au Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean, un colloque sur l’enjeu de la diversité et de l’inclusion au sein des forces armées et des corps a eu lieu. Ce colloque fut organisé par le Centre international des...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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