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CDA Institute Security & Defence Blogger Michael Lambert, a PhD student at the Sorbonne Doctoral College & University of Tampere in France, explores Germany’s role in Ukraine and Syria. The original French version of this article can be found here. German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to send troops to Syria to fight against the Islamic State. Yet French intelligence reports, however, suggest a lack of equipment of the German army to carry out…
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Blogueur pour l’Institut de la CAD, Michael Lambert, doctorant au Collège doctoral de la Sorbonne (France) et à l’Université de Tampere (Finlande) partage ses reflexions sur l’Armée allemande. Alors que la Chancelière Angela Merkel s’est décidée à envoyer des troupes en Syrie pour lutter contre l’Etat Islamique, des rapports de l’Armée française tendent à montrer un manqué de moyens pour mener à bien les actions de l’Armée allemande sur le terrain.…
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CDA Institute guest contributor Kim Richard Nossal, professor of political studies at Queen’s University, comments on the new government and its view on the use of force. This is Part 2 of a two-​part series. Canada might be “back,” as the meme adopted by Justin Trudeau in the early days of his prime ministership has it. As I argued in Part 1 of this blog post, there is much to welcome…
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CDA Institute Security & Defence Blogger David Law, a Senior Associate/​Fellow at the Security Governance Group/​Centre for Security Governance in Kitchener, comments on proposals of creating a Sunni state (Sunnistan). This is Part 3 of a three-​part series. On 25 November 2015, John Bolton, US representative to the UN from 20052006, neo-​con par excellence, published a piece in the New York Times that advocated the creation of a Sunni state in…
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CDA Institute guest contributor Eric Dion, a doctoral student and former member of the Canadian Armed Forces, explores how Canada could better emply the Comprehensive Approach to the threat of insurgencies. Canada has been aligning itself with its closest ally and friend, the United States, for over the last decade, without much reflexivity and debate. Canada’s engagement in Afghanistan was indeed often presented as the quintessential case for military cooperation in exchange…
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