Defence Analysis

A retired army Colonel, former Commandant of RMC and Army Inspector with 37 years of service, Howard Marsh is currently the Senior Defence Analyst of the Conference of Defence Associations.

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May 2016  |  Magazine

Does a Defence Review always have to precede a recession? Rather than raise expectations and dash them with subsequent economic reality, consider reversing the defence review process.

May 2005  |  Magazine

The Department of National Defence has long suffered from funding various regional development projects. Cabinet will need to be restrained from using major transformation objectives as the means to assist ailing regional economies.

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January 2006  |  Magazine

The acquisition of equipment and related services for the Canadian Forces has become the hottest subject in town, for a simple reason: the situation, long deteriorating, has now reached the critical stage.