27 October 2016   (CHRIS MacLEAN)

The Liberals have taken an unprecedented step in its draft RFP for the CSC, specifying that companies (and contractors) interested in bidding on CSC must not engage in advertising their qualifications. 

17 October 2016   (CGAI)

This collection of essays by key experts offers informed advice and suggestions on issues that are the most germane to Canada's defence policy.

17 October 2016   (DANNY LAM)

Rather than an off-the-shelf design, would a clean-sheet Canadian design, with a specialized support vessel, find market success with navies worldwide?

14 October 2016   (ARMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS)

Canadian Army Physiotherapy Officer talks about preventing injuries that tend to occur with operational duties.

30 September 2016   (CGAI)

Has Canada been too closely identified with the political position of the Ukraine government, and too tight with US positions on Ukraine to distinguish itself as a potential honest broker in finding a political/diplomatic solution to the conflict?

16 September 2016   (CASEY BRUNELLE)

From all facets across the political spectrum, Donald Trump has been described as both the best and worst thing to happen to U.S. politics.

14 September 2016

Canadian Junior Ranger lessons include map and compass use, learning first aid skills, marksmanship training, search and rescue scenarios, and other important community services.

8 September 2016

Canada needs to engage with China; we all understand that – but not by professing moral equivalence with a dictatorship that refuses to address is human rights shortcomings, says the Ottawa Citizen.

2 September 2016   (JAMES COX)

Contrary to current media and public punditry, do not expect a major Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) deployment into Africa anytime soon. Some troops may go, as well as a few police and diplomats, but not enough to have any real effect.

13 July 2016   (ROBBIN LAIRD)

It can be easy to overlook how revolutionary a vertical lift aircraft that can operate at supersonic speeds actually is.

30 May 2016   (CHRIS MacLEAN)

The Korea Veterans Association urges Canadians to contact their Members of Parliament and Senators and implore them to prepare a bill that would extend long-term care to Korean War Veterans who arrived in Korea after the 27 July 1953 armistice.


Isn't it amazing what happens when parties come into power – when the realities of governing, exposure to new information, and actually producing results are considered?

20 May 2016   (CHRIS MacLEAN)

The Navy has announced that its next-generation guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following its commissioning in fall 2016.

16 May 2016   (CASEY BRUNELLE)

To state that tensions between Russia and NATO have risen markedly in the last several years does little to improve understanding and insight of political realities.

18 April 2016   (BRIAN BERUBE)

The NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence has just published a major study of strategic communications during the Afghanistan campaign that has some important lessons for both military and private sector communicators and planners.

12 April 2016   (ROBBIN LAIRD)

Australia's Chief of the Army weighs in on the future of the joint environment. The core challenge is the co-evolution of ground, air and naval forces to deliver a timely capability.

5 April 2016   (KEN POLE)

Richard Fadden, who announced his retirement last week after nearly 40 years of public service, told CBC Radio's As It Happens that while ISIS does not pose an "existential" threat to Canada, it is accomplishing its prime objective of breeding terror.

22 March 2016   (KEN POLE)

As the world is reeling from another massive terror attack in Europe, the Liberal govt’s first budget includes a “steadfast” commitment to enhancing security. 

17 March 2016

Debate over access to encrypted cell phone messages raises fundamental security and privacy issues. Why is this not a bigger issue in Canada? For one thing, it’s a political loser.

26 February 2016   (ROBBIN LAIRD)

The Australian government has recently released a comprehensive new Defence White Paper, along with two accompanying documents, to create more than a platform shopping list.