Why won’t the government invest in pe...

Jan 21, 2015

In France, they have been building ships ideally suited to Canadian peacekeeping and humanitarian operations. There are two Canada could probably take delivery of in

5 Books for 2015 Current Events

Five books to explain the world in 2015

Jan 21, 2015

Sometimes it takes more than the morning paper and the evening news to understand what’s going on. Herewith five books The Vimy Report recommends to

Iran nuclear weapons

The Iranian nuclear weapons program the neg...

Dec 09, 2014

In November of 2014, it was announced that the nuclear talks with Iran had once again failed to reach an agreement, but the “deadline” had

Canadian Navy

How Canada lost its blue water navy

Dec 02, 2014

Well. It’s finally official. With the announcement in September 2014 of the removal from service of four of Canada’s warships, the Royal Canadian Navy has

The Intelligence Enterprise: How prepared ...

Nov 26, 2014

There was a report in The Economist in July that Canada’s intelligence analysts are pretty good. The article cited a study which found that intelligence


India 2.0 — Part One: Will India fin...

Oct 30, 2014

Part One: Will India finally stop disappointing everyone? Part Two: We really must talk about Narendra Part Three: A world power in waiting Summary In the spring of


Are Canada’s intelligence agencies out of...

Oct 30, 2014

Introduction Canada’s intelligence agencies are regularly in the news for some failing or other, which critics decry as the beginning of the end of Canadians’

Middle East

Let war be the road to peace in the Middle ...

Oct 30, 2014

Summary There has been a bloody war in the Middle East since 1947, and obtuse Western policy bears a large measure of responsibility for keeping


What if the F-35 is the right plane, at the...

Oct 30, 2014

As the matter of Canada acquiring the F-35 fighter has become an election campaign issue, we are reproducing below a five-part series which first appeared

Glyn Berry

One who never came home: The death of Canad...

Oct 01, 2014

Introduction Part One: A death in the afternoon Part Two: The right man for the job Part Three: The consummate professional In March 2014, the last of Canada’s