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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 Defence Policy Review (DPR). Done correctly, this process can be exceedingly useful. The government can surely benefit from the depth of defence policy expertise in the public, especially among universities, think tanks, defence industry,…
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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 reconnaissance du peuple abkhaze par l’OTAN. Le Sommet de l’OTAN qui s’est tenu à Varsovie a mis en avant la nécessité du renforcement de la présence militaire de l’Alliance en Pologne et dans les…
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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, explores some of the possible challenges facing the UK decision to leave the EU. The partisans in favour of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) prevailed with almost 52 percent of the votes cast in the referendum on 23 June 2016. The turnout was around 72 percent of the…
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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 Saint-​Jean (RMC Saint-​Jean) would once again grant university-​level degrees. Previously, there was only one degree-​granting military university in the country, the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC), in Kingston, Ontario, with the…
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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 19th Graduate Student Symposium takes place on 1314 October 2016 at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston. Register here. A Roundtable with Minister Kent Hehr and Dr. Nick Carleton will occur on…
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