Vimy Paper 33
“The Fourth Dimension: The F-​35 Program, Defence Procurement, and the Conservative Government, 20062015″ by Richard Shimooka
Workshop Report
“Pan-​Canadian Focus Group Workshop: Realistic and Credible Policy Advice for Canada’s Defence Review“
ON TRACK
The Summer 2016 Edition of ON TRACK is now available!
Vimy Paper 32
“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.
CDA Institute Analysis
“Canadian National Strategy and the Role of Executive Education” by David Last
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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Kashmir Bleeds: A Proxy Battleground and Nuclear Flashpoint in South Asia
CDA Institute Security & Defence Blogger Adnan Qaiser, a political and defence analyst with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines latest Kashmir uprising and its possible fallout. Horace said, “Brute fo…
What’s New at the CDA Institute, 29 September 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 is pl…
DR. JAMES BOUTILIERCONFERENCE OF DEFENCE ASSOCIATIONS INSTITUTE 2016 VIMY AWARD WINNER
[le français suit] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DR. JAMES A. BOUTILIERCONFERENCE OF DEFENCE ASSOCIATIONS INSTITUTE 2016 VIMY AWARD RECIPIENT 27 September 2016, Ottawa. The CDA Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. James A Boutilier has been selecte…
Security and Defence Briefing (42016) – From the Desk of the Chief Executive Officer
Our latest Security and Defence Briefing (42016) is now available. We are pleased to repost Tony Battista’s From the Desk of the Chief Executive Officer column. The Canadian government recently completed the public consultation portion of its Defen…
Entre géopolitique et Droit des peuples à disposer d’eux-mêmes : l’épineuse question de la reconnaissance du peuple abkhaze par l’OTAN
Blogueur pour l’Institut de la CAD, Michael Lambert, Directeur de recherché à Caucasus Initiative et doctorat en relations internationales à la Sorbonne (France) et à l’Université de Tampere (Finlande) partage ses réflexions sur la question de la rec…
Brexit or Bremain: A long and winding road ahead?
CDA Institute Security & Defence Blogger David Law, a Senior Associate/​Fellow at the Security Governance Group/​Centre for Security Governance in Kitchener, explores some of the possible challenges facing the UK decision to leave the EU. …
Truth, Duty, Valour: Saint-​Jean Returns to University Status
CDA Institute Analyst Oksana Drozdova provides a brief history of the Royal Military College Saint-​Jean and its return to a university status. On 17 May 2016, the Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, announced that the Royal Military College…
What’s New at the CDA Institute, 12 September 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’s 19t…
Learning From the Other Twin Towers Attack
Stratfor Chief Security Officer Fred Burton wrote an article in Stratfor reflecting on his work with the State Department in the wake of the 1993 attacks on the World Trade Centre. We are pleased to have permission to repost this article on the …
Vérité, Devoir, Vaillance : Le CMR Saint-​Jean retrouve son statut universitaire
L’analyste de l’Institut de la CAD, Oksana Drozdova, fournit un aperçu de l’histoire du Collège militaire royal de Saint-​Jean et de son retour au statut universitaire. Le ministre de la Défense nationale Harjit Sajjan a annoncé le 17 mai 2016 que le…

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