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Gaston Côté and Ferry de Kerckhove on RDI’s Téléjournal on MH17

The CDA’s Gaston Côté and the CDA Institute’s Ferry de Kerckhove provided commentary on last night’s RDI Téléjournal on the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine. The clip is from 17 July, starts at 15m35s.

Security & Defence Briefing – Participation in NATO exercises, le point de vue de Moscou, Canadian air power, media warfare in Syria, US air power in Iraq, and security and defence roundup
This weeks’ briefing contains: From the Desk of the Executive Editor Operation Reassurance: Why Participating in NATO Exercises Works Both Ways, by Rob Cook Un surréalisme inquiétant: le point de vue de Moscou, par Ferry de Kerckhove Canada Sti…
Operation Reassurance: Why Participating in NATO Exercises Works Both Ways
With the recent resurgence of the Ukrainian Army, it seems less likely that NATO forces will become directly engaged in the ongoing turmoil in Eastern Europe. However, this turn of events should not detract from the importance of the NATO deployment …
Richard Shimooka & Don Macnamara in the National Post on need for fighter jets
CDA Institute analyst Richard Shimooka and board member Don Macnamara were published today in the National Post, on the need for a Canadian manned fighter capability. Canada still needs fighter jets Richard Shimooka and Don Macnamara, National Post…
Iraq, ISIS and the allure of airpower
Should the United States launch airstrikes against the Iraqi militant group ISIS, thereby halting its march toward Baghdad, or should Washington stick to its advisory role and avoid direct combat? This has been the question confronting decision-​maker…
Un surréalisme inquiétant: le point de vue de Moscou
Par Ferry de Kerckhove À l’invitation du ministère de la Défense de Russie, du 22 au 24 mai 2014, j’ai assisté à la Troisième Conférence de Moscou sur la Sécurité internationale qui portait officiellement sur le Moyen-​Orient, l’Afghanistan et l’Asie…
Media Warfare in Syria
By Emmanuel Seitelbach The Syrian civil war, now in its fourth year, has been the theatre of intense fighting between government forces and several opposition parties. The conflict has been waged on the ground but also through social media outlets s…
Security & Defence Briefing – Gino’s Story, ISIS and Iraq, F35 safety part 2, Pakistan’s internal enemy, Venezuelan military doctrine, Jordan in a turbulent region
This week’s briefing contains your post-​Canada Day dose of security and defence reading, from the CDA Institute’s analysts and guest writers. We have a summary of a recent CDA event “Operation Husky: Then and Now, and the Story of Gino Farnetti-​Braga…
ISIS, Iraq, and Regional Realities
Although the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq demands American commitment in resolving this crisis, Iraqis and Western commentators alike miss the mark when they insist that it is American military power will prove to be a cure-​all. Some analysts have …
The Kingdom of Jordan Weathering the Storm from a Turbulent Neighborhood
By Emmanuel Seitelbach The small country of Jordan is at the heart of a region in constant turmoil, squeezed between Syria, Iraq, Palestine, Israel, and Saudi Arabia. Since the Arab Spring reached the Near-​East, the stability of the fragile Hashemit…

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