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CDA Institute readers will be interested in the recent publication in War on the Rocks of an article on the recent Super Hornet announcement by Richard Shimooka, one of our Research Fellows, and Gary Schaub Jr. We have included the opening remarks as well as the link necessary to read the full posting. By Gary Schaub Jr. and Richard Shimooka When Canadian Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan met with U.S. Defense…
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CDA Institute guest contributor Matthew Ritchie, an MA student from University of Ottawa, examines the dangers of comparing Canadian defence requirements to Australia’s. 2016 witnessed a wide-​ranging public debate on Canadian defence policy at a level not seen in decades. Inspired by the new government’s Defence Policy Review, changes in Canada’s participation in NATO reassurance missions, the fight against ISIS, and continued uncertainty surrounding the replacements for Canada’s 1980’s vintage Hornet fighters,…
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CDA Institute Research Fellow Richard Shimooka looks at Russia’s intervention in Syria and the long-​term prospects facing the al-​Assad régime. By the summer of 2015, the fortunes of Bashar al-Assad’s régime in Syria appeared to be flagging. To the Russians, the slow advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the Free Syrian Alliance (FSA) forces into the government’s territory held out the possibility of the collapse…
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This briefing contains: From the Desk of the Executive Director “Why Canadian ground combat troops should not deploy to Iraq at this time” – Tony Battista “Airstrikes and Beyond: Learning on the Job in Iraq” – Rob Cook “The Khorasan Group: From Obscure to Infamous” – Lindsay Coombs Security & Defence News Roundup 23 Sept – 8 October – Melissa Hawco Click here to read the entire edition.…
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This week’s briefing contains: From the Desk of the Executive Director “Emergency Parliamentary Debate on Iraq“ “Canada and the Baltic Air Policing Mission – a Retrospective“ Roundtable Summary: “Current Developments in the Middle East“ “Geopolitical Security Imperatives: Luncheon with George Friedman“ Security & Defence News for 1322 September Click here to read the entire edition!…
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