Defence & Security

The terrorist next door in Canada

The terrorist next door in Canada

Other countries have been much more proactive than Canada in identifying and radicalizing extremists at home. Our country’s well-founded reputation as a passive wallflower means Canada can be an incubator for terrorists who then take their views abroad. In his article for The Globe and Mail, Michael Zekulin argues: Inaction emboldens those seeking to radicalize our citizens to continue operating with

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F-35: The cost controversy – Part Five

Oct 04, 2013
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Paul H. Chapin

Introduction: What if the F-35 is the Right Plane, at the Right Time, for the Right Price? Part One: Why Canada Needs An Air Force And Supersonic Fighters Part Two: A New Generation Of Fighters Part Three: The Joint Strike Fighter Program Part Four: Replacing the Cf-18 Part Five: The Cost Controversy Throughout the F-35 controversy in Canada, there has been numbingly ill-informed discussion on

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F-35: Replacing the CF-18 – Part Four

Oct 04, 2013
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Paul H. Chapin

Introduction: What if the F-35 is the Right Plane, at the Right Time, for the Right Price? Part One: Why Canada Needs An Air Force And Supersonic Fighters Part Two: A New Generation Of Fighters Part Three: The Joint Strike Fighter Program Part Four: Replacing the Cf-18 Part Five: The Cost Controversy Canada originally acquired 138 CF-18s, delivered between 1982 and 1988, with a life

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F-35: The joint strike fighter program – Part Three

Oct 04, 2013
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Paul H. Chapin

Introduction: What if the F-35 is the Right Plane, at the Right Time, for the Right Price? Part One: Why Canada Needs An Air Force And Supersonic Fighters Part Two: A New Generation Of Fighters Part Three: The Joint Strike Fighter Program Part Four: Replacing the Cf-18 Part Five: The Cost Controversy Canadian planning for a suitable replacement for the CF-18 actually began in the

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F-35: A new generation of fighters – Part Two

Oct 04, 2013
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Paul H. Chapin

Introduction: What if the F-35 is the Right Plane, at the Right Time, for the Right Price? Part One: Why Canada Needs An Air Force And Supersonic Fighters Part Two: A New Generation Of Fighters Part Three: The Joint Strike Fighter Program Part Four: Replacing the CF-18 Part Five: The Cost Controversy There is a tide in the affairs of air forces. Fighter aircraft are

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F-35: Why Canada needs an Air Force and supersonic fighters – Part One

Oct 04, 2013
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Paul H. Chapin

Introduction: What if the F-35 is the Right Plane, at the Right Time, for the Right Price? Part One: Why Canada Needs An Air Force And Supersonic Fighters Part Two: A New Generation Of Fighters Part Three: The Joint Strike Fighter Program Part Four: Replacing the Cf-18 Part Five: The Cost Controversy Let’s start with the fundamentals. Why does Canada need an air force? And