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Scan of Defence Industrial Policies, Capabilities, and Procurement
CDA Institute guest contributor Jonathan Holder, who recently completed an MPA at the University of Victoria, provides an overview on defence procurement lessons for Canada from other countries. This post is based on his MPA Research Project, which t…
Trumping The Donald
CDA Institute Security & Defence Blogger David Law, a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Security Governance in Kitchener, comments on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Think what you may of Donald Trump – buffoon, demagogue, or political neoph…
HUGH D. SEGAL, C.M. – CONFERENCE OF DEFENCE ASSOCIATIONS INSTITUTE 2015 VIMY AWARD WINNER
[le français suit] 28 August 2015, Ottawa. The CDA Institute is pleased to announce that the Honourable Hugh D. Segal has been unanimously selected as the recipient of the Vimy Award for 2015. This prestigious award is presented annually to one prom…
Security & Defence Briefing, 1 September 2015
“Election Season is Upon Us!” This briefing contains: From the Desk of the Executive Director New Research Fellow – Richard Shimooka An Arctic Nuclear Free Zone: Can there be cooperation under the counterforce …
What’s New at the CDA Institute, 31 August 2015
The CDA Institute is pleased to post relevant news, articles, and commentaries on security and defence related issues from the past week. Also look for additional material in our Security & Defence Briefings. ANNOUNCEMENTS The CDA Institute is …
Where is Defence in the Federal Election?
CDA Institute Research Manager & Senior Editor David McDonough explores the issues of defence policy and procurement in Canada’s federal election. On 2 August 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper asked Governor-​General David Johnston to dis…
If Only There were Real Baathists in the Islamic State…
CDA Institute guest contributor Craig Whiteside, an associate professor at the Naval War College Monterey in the United States, explores the make-​up of the Islamic State and the role of former Baathists in the militant group. There is a school of th…
The Radicalization of the Sinai Insurgency
CDA Institute guest contributor Emmanuel Seitelbach, an independent analyst on international affairs, writes about the current radicalization taking place in the Sinai. On 1 July 2015, a series of simultaneously orchestrated attacks against Egy…

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