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In another reposted blog for the CDA Institute, original here, David Law responds thoughtfully to a question posed by the World Economic Forum, a question that all readers should seriously consider given its implications. Hopefully this post will serve as the...read more
In this republished blog, original here, David Law explores the 2018 Russian election. Although the election is now past and Putin not surprisingly remains at the helm, he nevertheless offers a dire prediction for the future, one that could seriously threaten the...read more
The process to choose the winning design for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) is well underway, with the final selection expected sometime this year. We don’t know much about the exact requirements for the CSC but the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) flagship...read more
Click image to read / Cliquez l'image pour lire As foreshadowed during the CDA / CDA Institute 2018 Ottawa Conference on Defence and Security, the Canadian Government 2018 Federal Budget does not contain much for the CAF or for defence in general as a...read more
Patrick M. Dennis, Reluctant Warriors – Canadian Conscripts and the Great War (Canadian Studies in Military History: UBC Press in association with the Canadian War Museum, 2017). ~ ~ ~ Patrick M. Dennis’ Reluctant Warriors: Canadian Conscripts and the Great War,...read more
Book Review No. 5 – Martyn of Chowanietz, Bombs, Bullets, and Politicians: France’s Response to Terrorism
Christophe Chowanietz, Bombs, Bullets, and Politicians: France’s Response to Terrorism (McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 2016), reviewed by Dr. Robert Martyn. ~ ~ ~ The 21st century has seen an explosive growth in publications on terrorism – its...read more
"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