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Dangerous Liaisons: Pakistan’s Middle East Shift
Adnan Qaiser discusses the national interest’s of Pakistan, and how its position has drastically changed from one of non-​interference to dangerous liaisons. By Adnan Qaiser National interests are always blind and brutal; however, the governme…
Roundtable Summary: North Korea and the Juche Ideology
The only certainty about the DPRK is that the West doesn’t understand North Korea almost as much as North Korea doesn’t understand the West. Every visit is carefully constructed…all accounts of the DPRK are suspect. The…
A Hectic Arctic: Comparing Canadian and Russian Responses to the North
Melissa Hawco compares the economic and strategic approaches of Canada and Russia to the Arctic in relation to recent conflict in Ukraine. Canada, as the current Chair for the Arctic Council, is in a key role to promote long lasting geopolitical stab…
Security & Defence Briefing, 4 November 2014
Security & Defence Briefing–“Ottawa Attacked“ This briefing contains: 1. From the Desk of the Executive Director 2. Call for Nominations: The 2014 Ross Munro Media Award 3. The…
The CDA Urges the Federal Government to Address the Shortfall in the Delivery of Capital Equipment for the CAF
[le français suit] THE CONFERENCE OF DEFENCE ASSOCIATIONS (CDA) URGES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS THE SHORTFALL IN THE DELIVERY OF CAPITAL EQUIPMENT FOR CANADA’S ARMED FORCES &
Chris Kilford: Is Turkey following Pakistan’s path?
Dr. Chris Kilford writes on how Turkey like Pakistan, may also soon border a failed state. He advocates that to ensure this does not happen, the Assad régime must not fail, otherwise anarchy may ensue. In late October 2012, while working at the Cana…
The Beijing Bend: Future Trajectory of Pakistan-​China Relations, Part 2
Adnan Qaiser provides analysis on China-​Pakistan relations, and how neighbouring countries, such as India, are reacting to this new era of cooperation. This is the second and final post in this two-​part series. See the first instalm…
The Lone Wolf and Lost Dog – Examining Couture-​Rouleau and Zehaf-​Bibeau and the Lone Wolf Security Phenomenon
Meaghan Hobman examines the case of Martin Couture-​Rouleau and Michael Zehaf-​Bibeau as examples of the new “lone-​wolf” security phenomenon, and what, if anything, can be learned to prevent future attacks. On October 20th, Martin Coutur…
24th Vimy Award Gala Reception & Dinner
The Conference of Defence Associations Institute 24th Vimy Award Gala Reception & Dinner Friday, 7 November&nbs…
The Beijing Bend: Future Trajectory of Pakistan-​China Relations
Adnan Qaiser provides analysis on China-​Pakistan relations, and how neighbouring countries, such as India, are reacting to this new era of cooperation. This is the first post in a two-​part series. By Adnan Qaiser The idiom ‘birds of a feathe…

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