Do you know this woman? Our defence now dep...

May 13, 2016

General Lori Robinson, US Air Force, is the new commander of NORAD, Canada’s first line of defence in the event of an air or missile

Three reasons to end the monarchy in Canada

May 11, 2016

A CERTAIN IDEA OF CANADA: A former permanent undersecretary at the Foreign Office, John Coles, once observed that it was a “certain idea of Britain”

When calamity strikes, how much can the mil...

May 09, 2016

The Canadian Armed Forces are helping out at Fort McMurray, but the Auditor General has warned that their ability to assist in domestic crises is

3 Problems with the Upcoming Defence Policy...

Apr 21, 2016

Our first line of defence and the object of all our policy must be to work with other nations to prevent war … The first

The Threat from Within

Apr 09, 2016

Myths, uncertainties, confusion, and ideologically-tainted views surround the question of what constitutes radicalization and terrorism in the West.  An excellent primer on the factors which

Trudeau is serious about defence? His first...

Mar 31, 2016

In their 2015 election platform, the Liberal Party charged that the Conservative Government had left Canada’s Armed Forces “underfunded and ill-equipped, and the courageous members

The reality behind Obama’s nuclear di...

Mar 31, 2016

In 2009, the newly-elected president of the United States committed “to seek the peace and security of the world without nuclear weapons”. For his vision,

Impressive: government achieves its Syrian ...

Feb 15, 2016

Last fall, the new Canadian government announced a goal to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada before the end of 2015. As the magnitude of

The security risks from Canada’s fast...

Feb 15, 2016

On 3 February 2016, the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing on “Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for U.S. National

Russia presents its claim to an expanded Ar...

Feb 15, 2016

Following are extracts from Sputnik News (Moscow), 2 February 2106 On December 20, 2001, Russia sent an application to the UN Commission on the Limits of