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FRONTLINE DEFENCE 2018: ISSUE 4

The Nordic perspective on the importance of the cross-border training and how it affects allied relationships across NATO.

How did the re-opening of RMC Saint-Jean become a strategic issue and make it into the new Canadian Defence Policy “Strong, Secure, Engaged”?

Until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, NATO’s worst fears could be summed up in two words: Warsaw Pact. Nowadays, it seems, two other words have come to represent NATO’s worst fears: Donald Trump. What kind of impact is Trump having on NATO?

A 95-year-old Canadian Army veteran of World War Two goes public with his account of conditions at the veteran's hospital where he lives. He details how the level of care has disintegrated over the past 2-year period.

Holding CAF members within the military family until their benefits and access to services are in place is just common sense, notes a report from the Senate Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs entitled Professionalizing the Transition.

Response workers face occupational health and safety risks in their efforts to safeguard the public from the effects of widespread flooding.

For some time now, Turkey has been increasingly seen as NATO’s “odd-man out”.  The reasons given for this assessment are many, but are they justified?

In addition to a requirement of consent from the criminal for transfer, Canadian law has created a literal incentive for non-citizen criminal deportees to commit new crimes to prevent their removal from Canada.

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security has been set up by the government as a single point of authority for combatting cyber crime.

The usually calm Canadian summer has been disrupted by the unfortunate penchant for political tweets.

Activity on the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) procurement project, the “Crown Jewel” of the Government’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, is in a holding pattern while Irving reviews the bids submitted by teams for Alion, BAE and Navantia.

The Nordic perspective on the importance of the cross-border training and how it affects allied relationships across NATO.