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“Fleet-​Replacement and the ‘Build at Home’ Premium: Is it too expensive to build warships in Canada?” by Eric Lerhe
Annual Graduate Student Symposium
The next symposium will be held on October 1314, 2016. Register today.
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“Canadian National Strategy and the Role of Executive Education” by David Last
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“Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence: Written Statements and Testimony on the DPR
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“Trudeau’s Promises: From Coalition Operations to Peacekeeping and Beyond” by Stéfanie von Hlatky
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“The Canadian Armed Forces and the Arctic: Maintaining a Suitable and Sustainable Role,” by Adam MacDonald
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CDA & CDA Institute Special Event – Defence Policy Review: Opening Remarks and Written Statements“
Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence
The CDA and CDA Institute’s 2017 Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence will be held on February 1617, 2017.

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Summary – Roundtable on National Security
The following is a summary of the CDA Institute Roundtable held on 28 June 2016. These roundtable discussions are held under the Chatham House Rule. This summary reflects Analyst Ryan Olshansky’s perception of the discussion. The CDA Institute thanks…
Coup à la turque? What went wrong with Turkey’s military putsch
CDA Institute Analyst Oksana Drozdova discusses what went wrong with the attempted coup in Turkey. On 15 July 2016, a faction within the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) attempted to overthrow the current government by capturing Istanbul and An…
What’s New at the CDA Institute, 18 July 2016
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 and Defence Briefings ANNOUNCEMENTS The CDA Institute invite…
Montréal DPR: Re-​examining the requirements and limitations of the CAF
CDA Institute Analyst Geoff Tasker explores what was discussed at the government’s Defence Policy Review roundtable in Montréal. As the Defence Policy Review’s (DPR) public consultations near their conclusion, experts from a wide range of background…
Roundtable Summary – Defence Policy Review Considerations: Thoughts on Future Conflict and its impact on DND/​CAF
The following is a summary of the CDA Institute Roundtable “Defence Policy Review Considerations: Thoughts on Future Conflict and its impact on DND/​CAF” held on 25 May 2016. These roundtable discussions are held under the Chatham House Rule. Thi…
What’s New at the CDA Institute, 11 July 2016
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Breaking the Silence: Why Canada needs to speak out on the South China Sea – Part 2
CDA Institute guest contributor Dave Beitelman, a PhD candidate at Dalhousie University, comments on why Canada should take a stronger position on China’s claims in the South China Sea. This is Part 2 of a two-​part series. As part of its existing ap…
Breaking the Silence: Why Canada needs to speak out on the South China Sea – Part 1
CDA Institute guest contributor Dave Beitelman, a PhD candidate at Dalhousie University, comments on why Canada should take a stronger position on China’s claims in the South China Sea. This is Part 1 of a two-​part series. It was just announced by D…

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