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Daily Media Brief – 15 April 2014
A look at the implications of hypothetical Russian incursions in Ukraine, Afghanistan’s political and security transition, a new world order, the disputed South and East China Sea territories, an ad hoc UNSC meeting on Ukraine, and the Central Africa…
Daily Media Brief– 14 April 2014
A look at news from Ukraine, Canada, and the US, and a look at the possible future relationship between Israel and Iran. Ukraine has declared that it will respond militarily to the pro-​Russian insurgency in Slovynask, where rebels have seize…
Daily Media Brief – 11 April 2014
A look at the Iranian nuclear negotiations, the long term implications of the Russian annexation of Crimea, and the Canadian acquisition of the F-​35. “Because it was such lightning rod, there has been speculation the Harper government woul…
Daily Media Brief – 10 April 2014
Long-​term consequenes for Russia’s actions in Crimea, bridging the gaps between the West and Iran on the nuclear issue, Assad likely to retain power for the foreseeable future, Can China rise peacefully?, and the U.S. military’s new “Iron Man” suit. …
Weekly Security and Defence Update and Analysis (5/​2014)
A look at the national security implications of climate change, an assessment of the Afghan elections, increasing tensions between North and South Korea, what American allies in the Pacific are taking away from the Crimea conflict, and a report on th…
Daily Media Brief – 09 April 2014
Remembering Vimy Ridge, struggling soldiers, economic pressure on the Ukraine, expansion of NATO, Middle East peace talks, al Qaeda in Syria and searching for Flight 370. “The Chaos and grind of Modern War” The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister o…
CDA Institute members to testify in front of parliamentary committee
The CDA Institute’s Ferry de Kerckhove and George Petrolekas will be testifying to the House of Commons national defence committee on 10 April 2014. The House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence will be hearing from the CDA Institute’s…
Daily Media Brief – 08 April 2014
A look at the IPCC, Russian demonstrators in Donetsk, Ukraine, American post-​war strategic principles, great-​power politics, the further delay of a decision on the procurement of F-​35s, and the difficulties in unravelling Iranian sanctions régime. &
Daily Media Brief 7 April 2014
A look at news and opinions on Russia, the Asian Pacific, and Afghanistan. Richard Falk published a two-​part editorial in Al Jazeera in response to a piece byThe Economist on Putin’s invasion and annexation of Crimea as a challenge to the “w…
Daily Media Brief – Friday April 4th
A look at the Taliban’s involvement in the Afghan presidential elections, what the US could do to kick start the Israeli-​Palestinian peace talks, and the difficulties in formulating a NATO response to Russian aggression. “ The problem with lea…


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