With the looming threat of conventional wars between great and regional powers appearing increasingly likely, the U.S. should quickly shore up its strategic military alliances.
Neither DND nor Veterans Affairs Canada track, with any accuracy, the number of suicide casualties of Canadian military. Part of this inaccuracy stems from the fact that Canadian military reservists are not included in figures released by either department.
A recent Léger Marketing poll surveyed 1,522 eligible Canadian voters. The results suggest that the electorate is looking for a new leader – and the Green party's Elizabeth May is seen as the most knowledgeable, ethical and balanced leader of the bunch.
The caliphate may lie in ruins, but IS leaders and foot soldiers are now well-trained, well-led, combat-experienced, potentially well-financed, and patiently continuing the long-game battle for world domination.
As the 75th anniversary of D-Day approaches, I ponder what impact this event has, and will continue to have on Canadian society.
Independence, transparency, and de-politicization are achievable improvements that can be made in the wake of the SNC-Lavalin case. Scott Newark examines and itemizes changes the government can implement to prevent similar scandals from erupting.
The defence portion of the 2019 federal Budget includes renewing the Government's Middle East Strategy, and the security portion suggests changes to the business model of the Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA).
After connecting the dots between Brison and SNC, we see how perfectly orchestrated this could have been... if it wasn't for The Globe blowing the lid off.
Arms imports by states in the Middle East increased by 87% between 2009-13 and 2014-18. "Weapons from the USA, the United Kingdom and France are in high demand in the Gulf region," says Senior Researcher Pieter D. Wezeman. Read on for global stats.
Today, major powers openly challenge the rules-based international order and seek to promote a world divided into spheres of influence. Climate change is becoming an existential threat while cyberspace and disinformation campaigns have become the new weapons. Unity is the key to success as we face these challenges.
Were repeated Liberal protestations, suggesting that former Minister Wilson-Raybould should have resigned rather than stick to her convictions, a factor in yesterday's resignation of Treasury Board Minister Jane Philpott?
Ironically, now that the types of (alleged) backdoor political interference that are threatening the careers of even the most virtuous public servants, have been dragged into the sunshine, we are finding that sunny ways are not all that pretty.