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Col. (ret) Brian S. MacDonald

President of Strategic Insight Planning and Communications, consultant on international and domestic strategic and business security issues. President of the Atlantic Council of Canada, senior defence analyst and member of the board of directors of the Conference of Defence Associations Institute, prominent media commentator, editor, and author of Military Spending in Developing Countries: How Much is Enough? (Carleton University Press, 1997)

Defense Spending

Faraway wars and Canadian defence spending

Nov 26, 2014

For a brief moment about a year ago, Canadians could be forgiven for believing they could safely put aside their worries about the world. The