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A Primer to the Wales NATO Summit: NATO, summit agenda, results, Canadian interests

by Colin Robertson

 

 

 

 

 

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Terrorism, The Internet, And the Security/Privacy Conundrum

by John Adams

 

Indian Aerospace: Poised for Takeoff?

by Rodnie Allison


Unwilling to be Willing: The Primacy and Capability Principles in Canadian-American Relations
by Thomas Axworthy

 

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Russia and the 2010 NATO Strategic Concept: New Era of Partnership or Wishful Thinking?

by Mikayel Bagratuni

 

Marshall Plan Needed for Middle East

by Michael Bell

 

Canada's International Role (Video)
by David Bercuson, by Jack Granatstein and Denis Stairs


An Opaque Window: An Overview of Some Commitments Made by the Government of Canada Regarding the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces; 1 January 2000 - 31 December 2004.  
by David J. Bercuson, Aaron P. Plamondon, and Ray Szeto

 

National Defence, National Interest: Sovereignty, Security and Canadian Military Capability in the Post 9/11 World
by David J. Bercuson, John Ferris, J.L. Granatstein, by Rob Huebert, and Jim Keeley
 
Lessons Learned? What Canada Should Learn from Afghanistan

CTV Interview with David Bercuson
by David Bercuson and J.L. Granatstein

Our Leopard tanks make the leap to Afghanistan
by Bob Bergen

Getting Past the Bilateral-Trilateral Debate: A Pragmatic Functionalist Approach to North America
by Brian Bow

 

Forget Al-Qaeda: Think Mexico - Next Great Threat to Canadian Security

by Major Bernard Brister

 

A Raucous Political Year for America

by Derek Burney

 

Afghanistan: Out of Sight…?

by Derek Burney

 

Canada-US Relations: Are We Getting it Right?
by Derek Burney
 

Canada-US Relations at 150

by Derek Burney

 

Canada-US Relations: No Time for Complacency
by Derek Burney

China Ascending
by Derek Burney

Engaging the Obama Administration
by Derek Burney

 

Foreign Policy in the Election
by Derek Burney


Getting it Done in Foreign Policy
by Derek Burney
 

In The Canadian Interest? Assessing Canada's International Policy Statement (English version)

In The Canadian Interest? Assessing Canada's International Policy Statement (French version)

by Derek H. Burney, by Rob Huebert, by James Fergusson, Eric Lerhe, Michel Fortmann, Frédéric Mérand, George Macdonald,  J.L. Granatstein, by Reid Morden, George Haynal, by Kim Richard Nossal, by Sharon Hobson, by Jean-Sébastien Rioux, and Gordon S. Smith

 

Leadership in a New Government Environment
by Derek Burney

 

Libya: A Time for Others in the Region

by Derek Burney


Libya: Why Are We Involved
by Derek Burney

Linkage: Foreign Policy, National Interests and Prosperity

by D.H. Burney, W.A. Dymond, and J.L. Granatstein
 

The Audacity of Common Sense
by Derek Burney

The Hollowing out of Corporate Canada?
by Derek Burney

 

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From the Operational to the Strategic: A Post-2011 Opportunity

by Lieutenant General William B. Caldwell

Reinventing CIDA
Listen:  by Gordon Smith on CBC's Power and Politics
by Barry Carin and by Gordon Smith
 

Reinventing CIDA – One Year Later
by Barry Carin


A Marshall Plan for Haiti? Think Again
by by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy

Broken Promises: The Fragility Gap and the Millennium Development Goals
by by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy

 

Canada, Fragile States and the New Deal: Looking Beyond 2015

by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy

 

Canada in Focus: How Good is our Foreign Aid Policy?
by David Carment, Rachael Calleja, and Yiagadeesen Samy

 

Cold Turkey or Slow Withdrawal? A Recipe for Haitian Success

by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy


Effective Defence Policy for Responding to Failed and Failing States
by David Carment

 

Failed States or Failed Policies? Problem versus Enemies
by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy


The New Terrorism: Understanding Yemen
by David Carment


The Social Underpinnings of the Current Unrest in North Africa and the Middle East

by David Carment

 

Conference Publication: Canadian Defence and the Canada-US Strategic Partnership
by CDFAI

 

Turkey: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends

by Aliye Pekin Çelik and Laura Elizabeth Çelik


Turkey: Current and Future Political, Economic, and Security Trends
by Aliye Pekin Çelik, Ph.D. and Leylac Naqvi, MALD

 

Defence Matters in Canada: Final Report Findings from a Cross-Canada Discussion
by Paul H. Chapin and Col. (ret) Brian S. MacDonald


Canadian Foreign Policy, Terrorism, and Non-Traditional Security Threats: Temporary Aberration or Permanent Condition?
by David Charters

The “Dirty Oil” Card and Canadian Foreign Policy
by Dr. Paul Chastko

Comprehensive Action Plan for Afghanistan
by Sarah Chayes

Security in an Uncertain World: A Canadian Perspective on NATO’s New Strategic Concept
by Conference of Defence Associations Institute and the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute

CFIS: A Foreign Intelligence Service for Canada
by Barry Cooper

 

Homegrown Jihadists and the Evolution of al-Qaeda

by Barry Cooper

 

Letter from Constantinople
by Barry Cooper

 

What Makes the Middle East Such a Difficult Place?
by Barry Cooper


Whatever Happened to Peacekeeping? The Future of a Tradition (English)
Whatever Happened to Peacekeeping? The Future of a Tradition (French)
by Jocelyn Coulon and  Michel Liégeois, PhD

 

Diplomacy, Globalization and Heteropolarity: The Challenge of Adaptation

by Daryl Copeland

 

Why don’t diplomats get the respect they’ve earned?

by Daryl Copeland

 

Canada and the Five Eyes Intelligence Community

by James Cox

 

 

 

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Should Brazil be "Special" for Canada?

by Jean Daudelin

 

The Trilateral Mirage: A Tale of Two North-Americas
by Jean Daudelin

 

Distributed Security as Cyber Strategy: Outlining a Comprehensive Approach for Canada in Cyberspace

by Ron Deibert  

Shutting the Backdoor: The Perils of National Security and Digital Surveillance Programs

by Ron Deibert

 

A President Soon? Where is Egypt Heading To?

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

Canada and Iran: Looking Beyond the Present

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the Arab Spring

by Ferry de Kerckhove  

 

L’Indonésie, ce géant aux pieds d’argile

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

The Syrian Crisis: What it Means for the World; Is There a Role for Canada?

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

 

 

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The Role of the Militia in Today’s Canadian Forces

by Jack English


Canadian Peacekeeping Is Not What It Used To Be
by John English 

 

Security and Prosperity in the Canada-United States Relationship Two Sides of the Same Coin
by John English

 

 

 

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Beneath the Radar: Change and Transformation in the Canada-U.S. North American Defence Relationship

by James Fergusson

Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence: Defying Logic and Politics
by James Fergusson
 

Report on Canada, National Security and Outer Space
by James Fergusson and Stephen James

 

Personal Privacy and Communications Security from the Telegraph to the Internet

by John Ferris  


Can R2P Survive Libya and Syria?

by Martha Hall Findlay  

 

Comprehensive Security Requires Comprehensive Structures- How Comprehensive Can We Get?

by Anne Fitz-Gerald and Don Macnamara

 

Resource Industries and Security Issues in Northern Alberta
by Tom Flanagan

A Summary of Operation Nunalivut 2009
by Brian Flemming

 

Canada-U.S. Relations in the Arctic: A Neighbourly Proposal
by Brian Flemming
 

Dispatches from the War on Terror
by Brian Flemming

The Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard: Cooperating Sea Services or Co-existing Federal Fleets
by JY Forcier

 

7 Ways to Solve US Border Problems

by by Earl H. Fry 

 


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Biometric-Based Authentication for Cyberworld Security: Challenges and Opportunities

by M.L. Gavrilova


China’s Shadow: A Canadian Concern?

by Roger Girouard 

 

Dancing on Snake Heads in Yemen
by Iris Glosemeyer, Ph.D.

Canada’s International Policy Statement Five Years Later
by Andrew Godefroy

 

The Ghost of General Otter: Putting the Canadian Forces Report on Transformation 2011 in Context

by Andrew Godefroy 


Effective Aid and Beyond:  How Canada Can Help Poor Countries
by Danielle Goldfarb
 

Can Canada Have a Grand Strategy?

by Jack Granatstein 

 

Canada is Back: The Speech from the Throne
by Jack Granatstein

 

Is NATO Still Necessary for Canada?
by J.L. Granatstein


The Harper Government and Defence After Four Years
by Jack Granatstein

A Threatened Future: Canada's Future Strategic Environment and its Security Implications
by Jack Granatstein, by Gordon Smith, and Denis Stairs
 

The Special Commission on the Restructuring of the Reserves, 1995: Ten Years Later (English)

The Special Commission on the Restructuring of the Reserves, 1995: Ten Years Later (French)
by J.L. Granatstein, OC and Lt.-General (Ret’d) Charles Belzile

 

G8 Security Sector Capacity Building in Fragile States: Examining Effectiveness and Coherence

by Hrach Gregorian

 

Serbia Between East and West

by Hrach Gregorian   

 

The Salafist Winter: Aiding Post-Conflict Statebuilding in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya

by Hrach Gregorian

 

 


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Canada and the United States “What Does it Mean to be Good Neighbours?”
by David Haglund, PhD

 

Canada-China: Opportunities in Transition

by Peter Harder

 

Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence 

by Frank Harvey, Colin Robertson, and James Fergusson


President Al Gore and the 2003 Iraq War: A Counterfactual Critique of Conventional "W"isdom
by Frank Harvey

The Homeland Security Dilemma: The Imagination of Failure and the Escalating Costs of Perfecting Security
by Frank Harvey


North Korea, Ballistic Missile Defence and Canada-US Defence Cooperation

by Frank Harvey


Breaking Global Deadlocks: A Canadian Track 1.5 Success
by Peter Heap

Canada as the “Emerging Energy Superpower”: Testing the Case
by Annette Hester

Is Canada Now Irrelevant?
by Norman Hillmer, by David Carment, and Fen Osler

The Strategic Quagmire: Why Nation Building in Afghanistan is Failing
by Anil Hira

The Information Gap: Why the Canadian Public Doesn't Know More About Its Military
by Sharon Hobson

Operations Security and the Public’s Need to Know
by Sharon Hobson

 

The Future of Drones in Canada: Perspectives from a Former RCAF Fighter Pilot

by DF Holman

 

Canada, the Arctic Council, Greenpeace,and Arctic Oil Drilling: Complicating an Already Complicated Picture

by Rob Huebert


Northern Interests and Canadian Foreign Policy
by Rob Huebert

The Newly Emerging Arctic Security Environment
by Rob Huebert

Welcome to a new era of Arctic Security
by Rob Huebert


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Redeployment as a Rite of Passage
by Anne Irwin


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Conflict in Lebanon:  On the Perpetual Threshold
by Tami Amanda Jacoby

 

Grand, Bland or Somewhat Planned? Toward a Canadian Strategy for the Indo-Pacific Region

by Patrick James

 

The Future of Foreign Military Training
by Mike Jeffery


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Can We Ever Have Technological Security?

by Thomas Keenan


Multilateralism and Canadian Foreign Policy: A Reassessment
by Tom Keating


Mexico: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends
by Dr. Hal Klepak

Mexico: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends (2010)
by Dr. Hal Klepak and Stephen J. Randall


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How Should Canada's Parliament Decide Military Deployments? Lessons from the United Kingdom

by Philippe Lagassé


Recapitalizing the Canadian Forces’ Major Fleets: Assessing Lingering Controversies and Challenges

by Philippe Lagassé


Contemporary Piracy off the Horn of Africa
by Patrick Lennox.

Pirates Have Rights, Bring in the Police
by Patrick Lennox

“Connecting the Dots” and the Canadian Counter-terrorism Effort – Steady Progress or Technical, Bureaucratic, Legal and Political Failure?
by Eric Lerhe (Cmdre ret'd)

 

The National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy: An Update
by Eric Lerhe

 

Reflections on Re-Balancing the Attacker's Asymmetric Advantage
by Michael Locasto

 

The United States in the Early 21st Century: Decline or Renewal?

by Abraham F. Lowenthal  


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The Canada First Defence Strategy - One Year Later
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

Great Expectations
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

Implementing a Canadian Defence Strategy
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

Presentation to the Standing Committee on National Defence
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

Canadian Foreign Policy Post-9/11: Institutional and Other Challenges
by David Malone

Georgia: Risk and Opportunity
by Neil MacFarlane, Ph.D.

 

Back to the Future: Debating Missile Defence in Canada… Again

by David S. McDonough 


Measuring Effectiveness in Complex Operations: What is Good Enough?
by Sarah Meharg

A Military In Support of Canadian Foreign Policy: Recommendations
by Dan Middlemiss

A Military In Support of Canadian Foreign Policy: Some Fundamental Considerations
by Dan Middlemiss

 

The Elephant Lumbers Forward: India and its Economy on the Eve of Elections
by Eric Miller


Don’t Overburden or Undervalue NATO
by Alexander Moens

A Canadian Foreign Intelligence Service: A new necessity or an expensive frill?
by Reid Morden

Blunt Instruments
by Reid Morden


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Nigeria:  Mapping Political, Economic and Business Scenarios in the Post-Obasanjo Era
by Stephen Nairne

October 2004 Security and Defence Forum Newsletter
by National Defence Canada

 

Turkey Doesn't Need Article V NATO Support to Defend Itself Against Syria

by John Noble  


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The Digital Diplomacy Revolution: Why is Canada Lagging Behind?

by Roland Paris

 

Prime Minister Harper Risks Isolation with Imaginary Arctic Threats

by Joël Plouffe and Heather Exner-Pirot


Towards a North American Arctic Region

by Joël Plouffe 

 

Canada’s Citizen Soldiers: A Discussion Paper

Canada’s Citizen Soldiers: A Discussion Paper (Abridged)

by David Pratt

 

The 2007 Ross Ellis Memorial Lectures in Military and Strategic Studies: Is there a Grand Strategy in Canadian Foreign Policy?
by The Honorable David Pratt, PC

 

Defence After the Recession
by David Perry  

 

Door Half Open: Opportunities and Challenges for Potential Investors in Romania

by Dragos C. Popa  


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Colombia: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends
by Steve Randall
 
Policing the Police: Formal and Informal Police Oversight Mechanisms in the Americas
Policing the Police: Formal and Informal Police Oversight Mechanisms in the Americas (French)
Policing the Police: Formal and Informal Police Oversight Mechanisms in the Americas (Spanish)
by Stephen Randall and Juliana Ramirez

 

Canada’s New Defence Procurement Strategy: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?

by Sven Tommi Rebien


The World We Want -The Purposeful Confusion of Values, Goals, and Interests in Canadian Foreign Policy
by Kim Richard Nossal

Domestic Demographics and Canadian Foreign Policy
by Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon

Two Solitudes: Quebecers' Attitudes Regarding Canadian Security and Defence Policy
by Jean-Sébastien Rioux  

 

West African Canaries in the Gold Mine:
Investment Outlook and Challenges for Burkina Faso & Mali

by Chris W.J. Roberts

 

A Canadian Primer to APEC
by Colin Robertson

 

A Canadian Primer to the 2012 US Primaries and Caucuses
by Colin Robertson


A Primer to the G8/G20 Toronto and Huntsville Summits
by Colin Robertson

 

A Canadian Primer to the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico

by Colin Robertson


A Canadian Primer to the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia

by Colin Robertson

 

A Primer to the Wales NATO Summit: NATO, summit agenda, results, Canadian interests

by Colin Robertson

 

A Short Primer to Canada and the UN
by Colin Robertson


After Obama’s First Hundred Days: The Pursuit of the Ottawa Agenda and the Need for a Permanent Campaign
by Colin Robertson

Canada, the USA, and the Financial Crisis: Risks and Opportunities
by Colin Robertson

Jaw-jaw is still better than war-war, just very expensive
by Colin Robertson, National Post, June 23, 2010

Mr. Harper Goes to Washington

by Colin Robertson

‘Now for the Hard Part’: A User’s Guide to Renewing the Canadian-American Partnership

by Colin Robertson

 

Obama's State of the Union: A Canadian Primer

by Colin Robertson


Setting the Stage for the Obama Administration: The Players, the Program, and the Opportunities for Canada
by Colin Robertson

The 2010 Midterms: A Primer for Canadians
by Colin Robertson
 

The Past as Prologue: Sustaining Canadian Capacity for Defence, Diplomacy and Development

by Colin Robertson

 

Worthwhile Canadian Initiatives: On Banking and ‘Getting Government Right’
by Colin Robertson
 

Canada and United States: Managing the Relations
by Stéphane Roussel


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Canada and China: Take Nothing for Granted

by Hugh Segal

 

Exigences of Future Deployments: What Canada Must Exact from its Military Partners

by Hugh Segal and Jessica McLean

 

Towards a Coherent Reserve Strategy for the Canadian Forces
by Hugh Segal

F-35 and the Future of Canadian Security

by Richard Shimooka

 

Legal and Regulatory Constructs of Resource Management in Afghanistan and Mongolia

by Adam Simpson

 

Risky Business: Linking Afghanistan’s Extractive Industry to Peacebuilding Efforts

by Adam Simpson  


Canada First Defence Strategy
by
by Elinor Sloan

 

Canada and NATO: A Military Assessment

by Elinor Sloan

 

Canadian Defence Commitments:
Overview and Status of Selected Acquistions and Initatives

by Elinor Sloan


China’s Strategic Behaviour
by Elinor Sloan

Military Transformation: Key Aspects and Canadian Approaches
by Elinor Sloan
 

Strategic Capability Investment Plan: Origins, Evolution and Future Prospects
by Elinor Sloan

Canada in Afghanistan: Is it Working?
by Gordon Smith

International Issues for the Campaign
by Gordon Smith

Managing Canada's Foreign Affairs
by Gordon Smith
 

Russia and Ukraine: The Zero-Sum Fallacy

by Gary Soroka

 
Being Rejected in the United Nations: The Causes and Implications of Canada’s Failure to Win a Seat in the UN Security Council
by Denis Stairs

Confusing The Innocent With Numbers And Categories: The International Policy Statement And The Concentration of Development Assistance
by Denis Stairs

In The National Interest- Canadian Foreign Policy in an Insecure World
by Denis Stairs, David J. Bercuson, Mark Entwistle, J.L. Granatstein, by Kim Richard Nossal, and Gordon S. Smith

 

Asia-Pacific: Let’s Get Back in the Ring
by Hugh Stephens

 

Feeding the Hungry Dragon: Canada, Mongolia and China’s Resource Strategy

by Hugh Stephens and Charles Krusekopf

 

Why the ASEAN Summit Matters to Canada… (and just where is Brunei anyway?)

by Hugh Stephens 


Securing the Continent: Where is NORAD Today?
by Alan Stephenson

 

A Separate Defence Procurement Agency: Will it Actually Make a Difference?

by Dr. Craig Stone  

 

Prioritizing Defence Industry Capabilities: Lessons for Canada from Australia

by Craig Stone

 

Philippines

by Peter Sutherland 


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Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Consequences of a Diminishing Presence of the Canadian Militia in Canadian Communities
by David Turnbull (for by CDFAI) 


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Emerging Canadian Priorities and Capabilities for Arctic Search and Rescue

Interview

by Ron Wallace

 

Putin Profers an Arctic Gauntlet - How Should Canada Respond?

by Ron Wallace

 

Redefining Security in the Post-Afghanistan Era: The Future of Canadian Military Policy in an Uncertain World
by Ron Wallace

 

The Case for RAIPON: Implications for Canada and the Arctic Council

by Ron Wallace  


Unstoppable Momentum: The Real Meaning and Value Behind Operation Nunavilut 10
by by Ron Wallace and Whitney Lackenbauer

 

Why Canada Needs a Robust Arctic Air Rescue Capability
by Ron Wallace

NATO Summit: Making Peace with Russia, Canada Notwithstanding
by Christopher Westdal


The Panda Bear Readies to Meet the Polar Bear: China and Canada's Arctic Sovereignty Challenge

by David Wright


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Special Features


 

2013 Vimy Award Dinner Remarks

by Brigadier-General Don Macnamara (Ret’d)


Video: "In The National Interest Forum"
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SPECIAL FEATURES

 

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A Canadian Foreign Intelligence Service: A new necessity or an expensive frill?
by Reid Morden

 

A Canadian Primer to APEC
by Colin Robertson


A Canadian Primer to the 2012 US Primaries and Caucuses
by Colin Robertson

 

A Canadian Primer to the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico

by Colin Robertson

A Canadian Primer to the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia

by Colin Robertson


A Marshall Plan for Haiti? Think Again
by by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy


A Military In Support of Canadian Foreign Policy: Recommendations
by Dan Middlemiss

 

A Military In Support of Canadian Foreign Policy: Some Fundamental Considerations  
by Dan Middlemiss

 

A President Soon? Where is Egypt Heading To?

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

A Primer to the G8/G20 Toronto and Huntsville Summits
by Colin Robertson

 

A Raucous Political Year for America

by by Derek Burney 

 

A Separate Defence Procurement Agency: Will it Actually Make a Difference?

by Dr. Craig Stone

 

A Short Primer to Canada and the UN
by Colin Robertson

 

A Primer to the Wales NATO Summit: NATO, summit agenda, results, Canadian interests

by Colin Robertson

 

A Summary of Operation Nunalivut 2009
by Brian Flemming

A Threatened Future: Canada's Future Strategic Environment and its Security Implications
by J.L. Granatstein, by Gordon Smith, and Denis Stairs

 

Afghanistan: Out of Sight…?

by Derek Burney

 

After Obama’s First Hundred Days: The Pursuit of the Ottawa Agenda and the Need for a Permanent Campaign
by Colin Robertson

 

An Opaque Window: An Overview of Some Commitments Made by the Government of Canada Regarding the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces; 1 January 2000 - 31 December 2004.  
by David J. Bercuson, Aaron P. Plamondon, and Ray Szeto

 

Asia-Pacific: Let’s Get Back in the Ring
by Hugh Stephens


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Back to the Future: Debating Missile Defence in Canada… Again

by David S. McDonough 

 

Being Rejected in the United Nations: The Causes and Implications of Canada’s Failure to Win a Seat in the UN Security Council
by Denis Stairs

Beneath the Radar: Change and Transformation in the Canada-U.S. North American Defence Relationship

by James Fergusson

 

Biometric-Based Authentication for Cyberworld Security: Challenges and Opportunities

by M.L. Gavrilova

 

Blunt Instruments
by Reid Morden

Breaking Global Deadlocks: A Canadian Track 1.5 Success
by Peter Heap

Broken Promises: The Fragility Gap and the Millennium Development Goals
by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy


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Canada-China: Opportunities in Transition

by Peter Harder

 

Canada-U.S. Relations in the Arctic: A Neighbourly Proposal
by Brian Flemming

 

Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence 

by Frank Harvey, Colin Robertson, and James Fergusson


Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence: Defying Logic and Politics
by James Fergusson

 

Canada and Iran: Looking Beyond the Present

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

Canada and NATO: A Military Assessment

by Elinor Sloan


Canada and the United States “What Does it Mean to be Good Neighbours?”
by David Haglund, PhD

Canada in Afghanistan: Is it Working?
by Gordon Smith

Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence: Defying Logic and Politics
by James Fergusson

 

Canada and China: Take Nothing for Granted

by Hugh Segal


Canada and United States: Managing the Relations
by Stéphane Roussel

 

Canada and the Five Eyes Intelligence Community

by James Cox


Canada as the “Emerging Energy Superpower”: Testing the Case
by Annette Hester

Canada-US Relations: Are We Getting it Right?
by Derek Burney

 

Canada, Fragile States and the New Deal: Looking Beyond 2015

by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy


Canada First Defence Strategy
by
by Elinor Sloan

Canada is Back: The Speech from the Throne
by Jack Granatstein

Canada’s International Policy Statement Five Years Later
by Andrew Godefroy


Canada's International Role (Video)
by David Bercuson, by Jack Granatstein and Denis Stairs

 

Canada’s New Defence Procurement Strategy: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?

by Sven Tommi Rebien

 

Can Canada Have a Grand Strategy?

by Jack Granatstein 

 

Can R2P Survive Libya and Syria?

by Martha Hall Findlay


Can We Ever Have Technological Security?

by Thomas Keenan

 

Canadian Foreign Policy Post-9/11: Institutional and Other Challenges
by David Malone


Canadian Foreign Policy, Terrorism, and Non-Traditional Security Threats: Temporary Aberration or Permanent Condition?
David Charters


Canadian Peacekeeping Is Not What It Used To Be
by John English

Canada-US Relations at 150

by Derek Burney
 

Canada-US Relations: No Time for Complacency
by Derek Burney

 

Canada, the Arctic Council, Greenpeace,and Arctic Oil Drilling: Complicating an Already Complicated Picture

by Rob Huebert

 

Canada, the USA, and the Financial Crisis: Risks and Opportunities
by Colin Robertson
 

Canada’s Citizen Soldiers: A Discussion Paper

Canada’s Citizen Soldiers: A Discussion Paper (Abridged)

by David Pratt

 

Canadian Defence Commitments:
Overview and Status of Selected Acquistions and Initatives

by Elinor Sloan

 

CFIS: A Foreign Intelligence Service for Canada
by Barry Cooper

China Ascending
by Derek Burney

China’s Shadow: A Canadian Concern?

by Roger Girouard 


China’s Strategic Behaviour
by Elinor Sloan

Cold Turkey or Slow Withdrawal? A Recipe for Haitian Success

by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy

 

Colombia: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends
by Steve Randall

Canada in Focus: How Good is our Foreign Aid Policy?
by David Carment, Rachael Calleja, and Yiagadeesen Samy

Comprehensive Action Plan for Afghanistan
by Sarah Chayes

 

Comprehensive Security Requires Comprehensive Structures- How Comprehensive Can We Get?

by Anne Fitz-Gerald and Don Macnamara


Conference Publication: Canadian Defence and the Canada-US Strategic Partnership
by CDFAI 

Conflict in Lebanon:  On the Perpetual Threshold
by Tami Amanda Jacoby


Confusing The Innocent With Numbers And Categories: The International Policy Statement And The Concentration of Development Assistance
by Denis Stairs

“Connecting the Dots” and the Canadian Counter-terrorism Effort – Steady Progress or Technical, Bureaucratic, Legal and Political Failure?
by Eric Lerhe (Cmdre ret'd)

Contemporary Piracy off the Horn of Africa
by Patrick Lennox, Ph.D.


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Dancing on Snake Heads in Yemen
by Iris Glosemeyer, Ph.D.

 

Defence After the Recession
by David Perry

 

Defence Matters in Canada: Final Report Findings from a Cross-Canada Discussion
by Paul H. Chapin and Col. (ret) Brian S. MacDonald

 

Diplomacy, Globalization and Heteropolarity: The Challenge of Adaptation

by Daryl Copeland


Dispatches from the War on Terror
by Brian Flemming

 

Distributed Security as Cyber Strategy: Outlining a Comprehensive Approach for Canada in Cyberspace

by Ron Deibert  


Domestic Demographics and Canadian Foreign Policy
by Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon

Don’t Overburden or Undervalue NATO
by Alexander Moens

 

Door Half Open: Opportunities and Challenges for Potential Investors in Romania

by Dragos C. Popa  


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Effective Aid and Beyond:  How Canada Can Help Poor Countries
by Danielle Goldfarb

Effective Defence Policy for Responding to Failed and Failing States
by David Carment

 

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the Arab Spring

by Ferry de Kerckhove


Emerging Canadian Priorities and Capabilities for Arctic Search and Rescue

Interview

by Ron Wallace


Engaging the Obama Administration
by Derek Burney

 

Exigences of Future Deployments: What Canada Must Exact from its Military Partners

by Hugh Segal and Jessica McLean 


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F


 

F-35 and the Future of Canadian Security

by Richard Shimooka

 

Failed States or Failed Policies? Problem versus Enemies
by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy

 

Feeding the Hungry Dragon: Canada, Mongolia and China’s Resource Strategy

by Hugh Stephens and Charles Krusekopf

 

Foreign Policy in the Election
by Derek Burney

 

Forget Al-Qaeda: Think Mexico - Next Great Threat to Canadian Security

by Major Bernard Brister

 

From the Operational to the Strategic: A Post-2011 Opportunity

by Lieutenant General William B. Caldwell


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G


 

G8 Security Sector Capacity Building in Fragile States: Examining Effectiveness and Coherence

by Hrach Gregorian

Georgia: Risk and Opportunity
Neil MacFarlane, Ph.D.
 
Getting it Done in Foreign Policy
by Derek Burney
 

Getting Past the Bilateral-Trilateral Debate: A Pragmatic Functionalist Approach to North America
by Brian Bow

 

Grand, Bland or Somewhat Planned? Toward a Canadian Strategy for the Indo-Pacific Region

by Patrick James

 

Great Expectations
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald


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H


 

Homegrown Jihadists and the Evolution of al-Qaeda

by Barry Cooper

 

How Should Canada's Parliament Decide Military Deployments? Lessons from the United Kingdom

by Philippe Lagassé

 

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I



Implementing a Canadian Defence Strategy
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald
 

In The Canadian Interest? Assessing Canada's International Policy Statement (English version)

In The Canadian Interest? Assessing Canada's International Policy Statement (French version)

by Derek H. Burney, by Rob Huebert, by James Fergusson, Eric Lerhe, Michel Fortmann, Frédéric Mérand, George Macdonald, J.L. Granatstein, by Reid Morden, George Haynal, by Kim Richard Nossal, by Sharon Hobson, by Jean-Sébastien Rioux, and Gordon S. Smith

 

In The National Interest- Canadian Foreign Policy in an Insecure World
by Denis Stairs, David J. Bercuson, Mark Entwistle, J.L. Granatstein, by Kim Richard Nossal, and Gordon S. Smith


Is Canada Now Irrelevant?
by Norman Hillmer, by David Carment, and Fen Osler

Is NATO Still Necessary for Canada?
by J.L. Granatstein

Indian Aerospace: Poised for Takeoff?

by Rodnie Allison


International Issues for the Campaign
by Gordon Smith


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L



L’Indonésie, ce géant aux pieds d’argile

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

Leadership in a New Government Environment
by Derek Burney

 

Legal and Regulatory Constructs of Resource Management in Afghanistan and Mongolia

by Adam Simpson


Lessons Learned? What Canada Should Learn from Afghanistan

CTV Interview with David Bercuson
by David Bercuson and J.L. Granatstein

 

Letter from Constantinople
by Barry Cooper

 

Libya: A Time for Others in the Region

by Derek Burney


Libya: Why Are We Involved
by Derek Burney

Linkage: Foreign Policy, National Interests and Prosperity

by D.H. Burney, W.A. Dymond, and J.L. Granatstein


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M


 

Managing Canada's Foreign Affairs
by Gordon Smith

 

Marshall Plan Needed for Middle East

Michael Bell

Measuring Effectiveness in Complex Operations: What is Good Enough?
by Sarah Meharg

Mexico: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends
by Dr. Hal Klepak

Mexico: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends (2010)
by Dr. Hal Klepak and Stephen J. Randall

Military Transformation: Key Aspects and Canadian Approaches
by Elinor Sloan

Mr. Harper Goes to Washington

by Colin Robertson


Multilateralism and Canadian Foreign Policy: A Reassessment
by Tom Keating


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N


 

NATO Summit: Making Peace with Russia, Canada Notwithstanding
by Christopher Westdal

National Defence, National Interest: Sovereignty, Security and Canadian Military Capability in the Post 9/11 World
by David J. Bercuson, John Ferris, J.L. Granatstein, by Rob Huebert, and Jim Keeley

Nigeria:  Mapping Political, Economic and Business Scenarios in the Post-Obasanjo Era
by Stephen Nairne

Northern Interests and Canadian Foreign Policy
by Rob Huebert

 

North Korea, Ballistic Missile Defence and Canada-US Defence Cooperation

by Frank Harvey


‘Now for the Hard Part’: A User’s Guide to Renewing the Canadian-American Partnership

by Colin Robertson


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O


 

Obama's State of the Union: A Canadian Primer

by Colin Robertson

 

October 2004 Security and Defence Forum Newsletter
by National Defence Canada

Operations Security and the Public’s Need to Know
by Sharon Hobson

Our Leopard tanks make the leap to Afghanistan
by Bob Bergen

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Consequences of a Diminishing Presence of the Canadian Militia in Canadian Communities
by David Turnbull (for CDFAI) 


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P


 

Personal Privacy and Communications Security from the Telegraph to the Internet

by John Ferris  

 

Philippines

by Peter Sutherland

 

Pirates Have Rights, Bring in the Police
by Patrick Lennox

Policing the Police: Formal and Informal Police Oversight Mechanisms in the Americas
Policing the Police: Formal and Informal Police Oversight Mechanisms in the Americas (French)
Policing the Police: Formal and Informal Police Oversight Mechanisms in the Americas (Spanish)
by Stephen Randall and Juliana Ramirez

 

Putin Profers an Arctic Gauntlet - How Should Canada Respond?

by Ron Wallace


Presentation to the Standing Committee on National Defence
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

President Al Gore and the 2003 Iraq War: A Counterfactual Critique of Conventional "W"isdom
by Frank Harvey

 

Prime Minister Harper Risks Isolation with Imaginary Arctic Threats

by Joël Plouffe and Heather Exner-Pirot

 

Prioritizing Defence Industry Capabilities: Lessons for Canada from Australia

by Craig Stone  


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R


 

Recapitalizing the Canadian Forces’ Major Fleets: Assessing Lingering Controversies and Challenges

by Philippe Lagassé


Redefining Security in the Post-Afghanistan Era: The Future of Canadian Military Policy in an Uncertain World
by Ron Wallace

Redeployment as a Rite of Passage
by Anne Irwin

Reinventing CIDA
Listen:  by Gordon Smith on CBC's Power and Politics
by Barry Carin and by Gordon Smith
 

Reinventing CIDA – One Year Later
by Barry Carin

 

Reflections on Re-Balancing the Attacker's Asymmetric Advantage
by Michael Locasto

 

Report on Canada, National Security and Outer Space
by James Fergussonand Stephen James

Resource Industries and Security Issues in Northern Alberta
by Tom Flanagan

 

Risky Business: Linking Afghanistan’s Extractive Industry to Peacebuilding Efforts

by Adam Simpson  

 

Russia and the 2010 NATO Strategic Concept: New Era of Partnership or Wishful Thinking?

by Mikayel Bagratuni

Russia and Ukraine: The Zero-Sum Fallacy

by Gary Soroka


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S



7 Ways to Solve US Border Problems

by by Earl H. Fry 

 

Serbia Between East and West

by Hrach Gregorian  

 

Securing the Continent: Where is NORAD Today?
by Alan Stephenson

Security and Prosperity in the Canada-United States Relationship Two Sides of the Same Coin
by John English

Security in an Uncertain World: A Canadian Perspective on NATO’s New Strategic Concept
by Conference of Defence Associations Institute and the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute

Setting the Stage for the Obama Administration: The Players, the Program, and the Opportunities for Canada
by Colin Robertson

 

Should Brazil be "Special" for Canada?

by Jean Daudelin

Shutting the Backdoor: The Perils of National Security and Digital Surveillance Programs

by Ron Deibert

 

Strategic Capability Investment Plan: Origins, Evolution and Future Prospects
by Elinor Sloan


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T



Terrorism, The Internet, And the Security/Privacy Conundrum

by John Adams


The 2007 Ross Ellis Memorial Lectures in Military and Strategic Studies: Is there a Grand Strategy in Canadian Foreign Policy?
by The Honorable by David Pratt, PC

The 2010 Midterms: A Primer for Canadians
by Colin Robertson

The Audacity of Common Sense
by Derek Burney

The Canada First Defence Strategy - One Year Later
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

The Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard: Cooperating Sea Services or Co-existing Federal Fleets
by JY Forcier

The Case for RAIPON: Implications for Canada and the Arctic Council

by Ron Wallace  

 

The Digital Diplomacy Revolution: Why is Canada Lagging Behind?

by Roland Paris


The “Dirty Oil” Card and Canadian Foreign Policy
by Dr. Paul Chastko

The Elephant Lumbers Forward: India and its Economy on the Eve of Elections
by Eric Miller


The Future of Drones in Canada: Perspectives from a Former RCAF Fighter Pilot

by DF Holman


The Future of Foreign Military Training
by Mike Jeffery

The Ghost of General Otter: Putting the Canadian Forces Report on Transformation 2011 in Context

by Andrew Godefroy 


The Harper Government and Defence After Four Years
by Jack Granatstein

The Hollowing out of Corporate Canada?
by Derek Burney

The Homeland Security Dilemma: The Imagination of Failure and the Escalating Costs of Perfecting Security
by Frank Harvey

The Information Gap: Why the Canadian Public Doesn't Know More About Its Military
by Sharon Hobson

The National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy: An Update
by Eric Lerhe

 
The New Terrorism: Understanding Yemen
by David Carment

The Newly Emerging Arctic Security Environment
by Rob Huebert

The Panda Bear Readies to Meet the Polar Bear: China and Canada's Arctic Sovereignty Challenge

by David Wright

 

The Past as Prologue: Sustaining Canadian Capacity for Defence, Diplomacy and Development

by Colin Robertson
 

The Role of the Militia in Today’s Canadian Forces

by Jack English  

 

The Salafist Winter: Aiding Post-Conflict Statebuilding in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya

by Hrach Gregorian

 

The Social Underpinnings of the Current Unrest in North Africa and the Middle East

by David Carment

 

The Special Commission on the Restructuring of the Reserves, 1995: Ten Years Later (English)

The Special Commission on the Restructuring of the Reserves, 1995: Ten Years Later (French)
J.L. Granatstein, OC and Lt.-General (Ret’d) Charles Belzile

 

The Strategic Quagmire: Why Nation Building in Afghanistan is Failing
by Anil Hira

 

The Syrian Crisis: What it Means for the World; Is There a Role for Canada?

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

The Trilateral Mirage: A Tale of Two North-Americas
by Jean Daudelin

 

The United States in the Early 21st Century: Decline or Renewal?

by Abraham F. Lowenthal


Towards a Coherent Reserve Strategy for the Canadian Forces
by Hugh Segal

 

Towards a North American Arctic Region

by Joël Plouffe 

 

Turkey: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends

by Aliye Pekin Çelik and Laura Elizabeth Çelik


Turkey: Current and Future Political, Economic, and Security Trends
by Aliye Pekin Çelik, Ph.D. and Leylac Naqvi, MALD

 

Turkey Doesn't Need Article V NATO Support to Defend Itself Against Syria

by John Noble  

 

The World We Want -The Purposeful Confusion of Values, Goals, and Interests in Canadian Foreign Policy
by Kim Richard Nossal

 

Two Solitudes: Quebecers' Attitudes Regarding Canadian Security and Defence Policy
by Jean-Sébastien Rioux


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U



Unstoppable Momentum: The Real Meaning and Value Behind Operation Nunavilut 10
by Ron Wallace and Whitney Lackenbauer

 

Unwilling to be Willing: The Primacy and Capability Principles in Canadian-American Relations
by Thomas Axworthy


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W



Welcome to a new era of Arctic Security
by Rob Huebert

West African Canaries in the Gold Mine:
Investment Outlook and Challenges for Burkina Faso & Mali

by Chris W.J. Roberts


Whatever Happened to Peacekeeping? The Future of a Tradition (English version)
Whatever Happened to Peacekeeping? The Future of a Tradition (en Français)
Jocelyn Coulon and  Michel Liégeois, PhD

What Makes the Middle East Such a Difficult Place?
by Barry Cooper


Why Canada Needs a Robust Arctic Air Rescue Capability
by Ron Wallace

Why don’t diplomats get the respect they’ve earned?

by Daryl Copeland

 

Why the ASEAN Summit Matters to Canada… (and just where is Brunei anyway?)

by Hugh Stephens 


Worthwhile Canadian Initiatives: On Banking and ‘Getting Government Right’
by Colin Robertson


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Special Features


 

2013 Vimy Award Dinner Remarks

by Brigadier-General Don Macnamara (Ret’d)


Video: "In The National Interest Forum"
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Articles by Year


2002  2003  2005  2006  2007  2008 2009  2010  2011  2012  2013 2014

 

2014


 

7 Ways to Solve US Border Problems

by by Earl H. Fry 

 

A Primer to the Wales NATO Summit: NATO, summit agenda, results, Canadian interests

by Colin Robertson

 

Biometric-Based Authentication for Cyberworld Security: Challenges and Opportunities

by M.L. Gavrilova

 

Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence 

by Frank Harvey, Colin Robertson, and James Fergusson

 

Canada, Fragile States and the New Deal: Looking Beyond 2015

by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy

 

Canada, the Arctic Council, Greenpeace,and Arctic Oil Drilling: Complicating an Already Complicated Picture

by Rob Huebert

 

Canada’s New Defence Procurement Strategy: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?

by Sven Tommi Rebien

 

Failed States or Failed Policies? Problem versus Enemies
by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy

 

Grand, Bland or Somewhat Planned? Toward a Canadian Strategy for the Indo-Pacific Region

by Patrick James

 

Letter from Constantinople
by Barry Cooper

 

L’Indonésie, ce géant aux pieds d’argile

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

Personal Privacy and Communications Security from the Telegraph to the Internet

by John Ferris  

 

Prime Minister Harper Risks Isolation with Imaginary Arctic Threats

by Joël Plouffe and Heather Exner-Pirot

 

Prioritizing Defence Industry Capabilities: Lessons for Canada from Australia

by Craig Stone

 

Reflections on Re-Balancing the Attacker's Asymmetric Advantage
by Michael Locasto

 

Risky Business: Linking Afghanistan’s Extractive Industry to Peacebuilding Efforts

by Adam Simpson  


Russia and Ukraine: The Zero-Sum Fallacy

by Gary Soroka

 

Terrorism, The Internet, And the Security/Privacy Conundrum

by John Adams

 

The Elephant Lumbers Forward: India and its Economy on the Eve of Elections
by Eric Miller

 

What Makes the Middle East Such a Difficult Place?
by Barry Cooper

 

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2013


 

A Canadian Primer to the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia

by Colin Robertson


Back to the Future: Debating Missile Defence in Canada… Again

by David S. McDonough 

 

Canada-China: Opportunities in Transition

by Peter Harder

Canada in Focus: How Good is our Foreign Aid Policy?
by David Carment, Rachael Calleja, and Yiagadeesen Samy

Canadian Defence Commitments:
Overview and Status of Selected Acquistions and Initatives

by Elinor Sloan

 

Can We Ever Have Technological Security?

by Thomas Keenan

 

Defence Matters in Canada: Final Report Findings from a Cross-Canada Discussion
by Paul H. Chapin and Col. (ret) Brian S. MacDonald

 

Diplomacy, Globalization and Heteropolarity: The Challenge of Adaptation

by Daryl Copeland

 

Exigences of Future Deployments: What Canada Must Exact from its Military Partners

by Hugh Segal and Jessica McLean

 

Homegrown Jihadists and the Evolution of al-Qaeda  

by Barry Cooper

 

How Should Canada's Parliament Decide Military Deployments? Lessons from the United Kingdom

by Philippe Lagassé


Is NATO Still Necessary for Canada?
by J.L. Granatstein


North Korea, Ballistic Missile Defence and Canada-US Defence Cooperation

by Frank Harvey

Shutting the Backdoor: The Perils of National Security and Digital Surveillance Programs

by Ron Deibert


The Case for RAIPON: Implications for Canada and the Arctic Council

by Ron Wallace  

 

The Digital Diplomacy Revolution: Why is Canada Lagging Behind?

by Roland Paris

 

The Future of Foreign Military Training
by Mike Jeffery

 

The National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy: An Update
by Eric Lerhe

 

The Salafist Winter: Aiding Post-Conflict Statebuilding in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya

by Hrach Gregorian

 

The United States in the Early 21st Century: Decline or Renewal?

by Abraham F. Lowenthal

 

Towards a North American Arctic Region

by Joël Plouffe 

 

West African Canaries in the Gold Mine:
Investment Outlook and Challenges for Burkina Faso & Mali

by Chris W.J. Roberts

 

Why don’t diplomats get the respect they’ve earned?

by Daryl Copeland

 

Why the ASEAN Summit Matters to Canada… (and just where is Brunei anyway?)

by Hugh Stephens 

 

 

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2012


 

A Canadian Primer to APEC

by Colin Robertson

 

A Canadian Primer to the 2012 US Primaries and Caucuses
by Colin Robertson

 

A Canadian Primer to the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico

by Colin Robertson

 

A President Soon? Where is Egypt Heading To?

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

A Raucous Political Year for America

by Derek Burney

 

A Short Primer to Canada and the UN
by Colin Robertson

 

Asia-Pacific: Let’s Get Back in the Ring
by Hugh Stephens

 

Canada and China: Take Nothing for Granted

by Hugh Segal

 

Canada and Iran: Looking Beyond the Present

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

Canada and NATO: A Military Assessment

by Elinor Sloan

 

Canada and the Five Eyes Intelligence Community

by James Cox

 

China’s Shadow: A Canadian Concern?

by Roger Girouard 

 

Cold Turkey or Slow Withdrawal? A Recipe for Haitian Success

by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy

 

Comprehensive Security Requires Comprehensive Structures- How Comprehensive Can We Get?

by Anne Fitz-Gerald and Don Macnamara

 

Defence After the Recession
by David Perry

 

Distributed Security as Cyber Strategy: Outlining a Comprehensive Approach for Canada in Cyberspace

by Ron Deibert  

 

Door Half Open: Opportunities and Challenges for Potential Investors in Romania

by Dragos C. Popa


Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the Arab Spring

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

Emerging Canadian Priorities and Capabilities for Arctic Search and Rescue

Interview

by Ron Wallace 

 

F-35 and the Future of Canadian Security

by Richard Shimooka

 

Feeding the Hungry Dragon: Canada, Mongolia and China’s Resource Strategy

by Hugh Stephens and Charles Krusekopf

 

Forget Al-Qaeda: Think Mexico - Next Great Threat to Canadian Security

by Major Bernard Brister

 

Indian Aerospace: Poised for Takeoff?

by Rodnie Allison

 

Legal and Regulatory Constructs of Resource Management in Afghanistan and Mongolia

by Adam Simpson 

 

Philippines

by Peter Sutherland

 

Putin Profers an Arctic Gauntlet - How Should Canada Respond?

by Ron Wallace  

 

Recapitalizing the Canadian Forces’ Major Fleets: Assessing Lingering Controversies and Challenges

by Philippe Lagassé

 

Serbia Between East and West

by Hrach Gregorian  

 

Should Brazil be "Special" for Canada?

by Jean Daudelin

 

The Ghost of General Otter: Putting the Canadian Forces Report on Transformation 2011 in Context

by Andrew Godefroy 

 

The Syrian Crisis: What it Means for the World; Is There a Role for Canada?

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

Turkey: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends

by Aliye Pekin Çelik and Laura Elizabeth Çelik 

 

Turkey Doesn't Need Article V NATO Support to Defend Itself Against Syria

by John Noble   


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2011



A Separate Defence Procurement Agency: Will it Actually Make a Difference?

by Dr. Craig Stone

 

Being Rejected in the United Nations: The Causes and Implications of Canada’s Failure to Win a Seat in the UN Security Council
Denis Stairs

 

Canada's International Role (Video)
David Bercuson, by Jack Granatstein and Denis Stairs

 

Canada’s Citizen Soldiers: A Discussion Paper

Canada’s Citizen Soldiers: A Discussion Paper (Abridged)

by David Pratt

 

Can Canada Have a Grand Strategy?

by Jack Granatstein 

 

Can R2P Survive Libya and Syria?

Martha Hall Findlay 

 

Foreign Policy in the Election
by Derek Burney

 

Getting Past the Bilateral-Trilateral Debate: A Pragmatic Functionalist Approach to North America
by Brian Bow

 

Lessons Learned? What Canada Should Learn from Afghanistan

CTV Interview with David Bercuson
by David Bercuson and J.L. Granatstein


Libya: A Time for Others in the Region

by Derek Burney


Libya: Why Are We Involved
by Derek Burney

Marshall Plan Needed for Middle East

Michael Bell

 

‘Now for the Hard Part’: A User’s Guide to Renewing the Canadian-American Partnership

by Colin Robertson

 

Obama's State of the Union: A Canadian Primer

by Colin Robertson


Operations Security and the Public’s Need to Know
by Sharon Hobson
 

Policing the Police: Formal and Informal Police Oversight Mechanisms in the Americas
Policing the Police: Formal and Informal Police Oversight Mechanisms in the Americas (French)

Policing the Police: Formal and Informal Police Oversight Mechanisms in the Americas (Spanish) by Stephen Randall and Juliana Ramirez

 

Reinventing CIDA – One Year Later
by Barry Carin

 

Russia and the 2010 NATO Strategic Concept: New Era of Partnership or Wishful Thinking?

by Mikayel Bagratuni

 

Securing the Continent: Where is NORAD Today?
by Alan Stephenson


Security and Prosperity in the Canada-United States Relationship Two Sides of the Same Coin
by John English
 

The Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard: Cooperating Sea Services or Co-existing Federal Fleets
by JY Forcier


The New Terrorism: Understanding Yemen
by David Carment

The Panda Bear Readies to Meet the Polar Bear: China and Canada's Arctic Sovereignty Challenge

by David Wright

 

The Role of the Militia in Today’s Canadian Forces

by Jack English  

 

The Social Underpinnings of the Current Unrest in North Africa and the Middle East

by David Carment


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2010



A Primer to the G8/G20 Toronto and Huntsville Summits
by Colin Robertson

 

Afghanistan: Out of Sight…?

by Derek Burney


A Marshall Plan for Haiti? Think Again
by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy
 

Broken Promises: The Fragility Gap and the Millennium Development Goals
by David Carment and Yiagadeesen Samy
 

Canada-US Relations at 150

by Derek Burney

 

Canada-US Relations: No Time for Complacency
by Derek Burney

 

Canada’s International Policy Statement Five Years Later
by Andrew Godefroy


China’s Strategic Behaviour
by Elinor Sloan


From the Operational to the Strategic: A Post-2011 Opportunity

by Lieutenant General William B. Caldwell

G8 Security Sector Capacity Building in Fragile States: Examining Effectiveness and Coherence

by Hrach Gregorian


Jaw-jaw is still better than war-war, just very expensive
by Colin Robertson, National Post, June 23, 2010

Mexico: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends
by Dr. Hal Klepak and Stephen J. Randall

 

Mr. Harper Goes to Washington

by Colin Robertson


NATO Summit: Making Peace with Russia, Canada Notwithstanding
by Christopher Westdal


Redefining Security in the Post-Afghanistan Era: The Future of Canadian Military Policy in an Uncertain World
by Ron Wallace


Reinventing CIDA
Listen:  by Gordon Smith on CBC's Power and Politics
by Barry Carin and by Gordon Smith


Security in an Uncertain World: A Canadian Perspective on NATO’s New Strategic Concept
by Conference of Defence Associations Institute and the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute

The 2010 Midterms: A Primer for Canadians
by Colin Robertson

The “Dirty Oil” Card and Canadian Foreign Policy
by Dr. Paul Chastko
 

The Harper Government and Defence After Four Years
by Jack Granatstein

 

The Newly Emerging Arctic Security Environment
by Rob Huebert
 

The Past as Prologue: Sustaining Canadian Capacity for Defence, Diplomacy and Development

by Colin Robertson


Towards a Coherent Reserve Strategy for the Canadian Forces
Hugh Segal

 

Unstoppable Momentum: The Real Meaning and Value Behind Operation Nunavilut 10
by Ron Wallace and Whitney Lackenbauer


Welcome to a new era of Arctic Security
by Rob Huebert

Whatever Happened to Peacekeeping? The Future of a Tradition (English)
Whatever Happened to Peacekeeping? The Future of a Tradition (French)

Jcelyn Coulon and  Michel Liégeois, PhD


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2009



A Summary of Operation Nunalivut 2009
by Brian Flemming

After Obama’s First Hundred Days: The Pursuit of the Ottawa Agenda and the Need for a Permanent Campaign
by Colin Robertson


Beneath the Radar: Change and Transformation in the Canada-U.S. North American Defence Relationship

by James Fergusson


Breaking Global Deadlocks: A Canadian Track 1.5 Success
by Peter Heap
 

Canada-U.S. Relations in the Arctic: A Neighbourly Proposal
by Brian Flemming


China Ascending
by Derek Burney

Comprehensive Action Plan for Afghanistan
Sarah Chayes

“Connecting the Dots” and the Canadian Counter-terrorism Effort – Steady Progress or Technical, Bureaucratic, Legal and Political Failure?
by Eric Lerhe (Cmdre ret'd)
 

Dancing on Snake Heads in Yemen
by Iris Glosemeyer, Ph.D.

Democracies and Small Wars
by Barry Cooper

Don’t Overburden or Undervalue NATO
by Alexander Moens

Engaging the Obama Administration
by Derek Burney

Getting it Done in Foreign Policy
by Derek Burney

Measuring Effectiveness in Complex Operations: What is Good Enough?
by Sarah Meharg

 

Pirates Have Rights, Bring in the Police
by Patrick Lennox

Resource Industries and Security Issues in Northern Alberta
by Tom Flanagan

Setting the Stage for the Obama Administration: The Players, the Program, and the Opportunities for Canada
by Colin Robertson

The Canada First Defence Strategy - One Year Later
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

 

The Strategic Quagmire: Why Nation Building in Afghanistan is Failing
by Anil Hira

Why Canada Needs a Robust Arctic Air Rescue Capability
by Ron Wallace

 

Worthwhile Canadian Initiatives: On Banking and ‘Getting Government Right’
by Colin Robertson


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2008


 

Canada and the United States “What Does it Mean to be Good Neighbours?”
by David Haglund, PhD

Canada First Defence Strategy
by Elinor Sloan

Canada, the USA, and the Financial Crisis: Risks and Opportunities
by Colin Robertson

Contemporary Piracy off the Horn of Africa
by Patrick Lennox, Ph.D.

Georgia: Risk and Opportunity
by Neil MacFarlane, Ph.D.

International Issues for the Campaign
by Gordon Smith

Linkage: Foreign Policy, National Interests and Prosperity

by D.H. Burney, W.A. Dymond, and J.L. Granatstein

Mexico: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends
by Dr. Hal Klepak

President Al Gore and the 2003 Iraq War: A Counterfactual Critique of Conventional "W"isdom
by Frank Harvey

Redeployment as a Rite of Passage
by Anne Irwin

The 2007 Ross Ellis Memorial Lectures in Military and Strategic Studies: Is there a Grand Strategy in Canadian Foreign Policy?
by The Honorable by David Pratt, PC

The Audacity of Common Sense
by Derek Burney

 

The Future of Drones in Canada: Perspectives from a Former RCAF Fighter Pilot

by DF Holman


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2007


 

A Threatened Future: Canada's Future Strategic Environment and its Security Implications
J.L. Granatstein, by Gordon Smith, and Denis Stairs

Canada as the “Emerging Energy Superpower”: Testing the Case
by Annette Hester

Canada in Afghanistan: Is it Working?
by Gordon Smith

Canada is Back: The Speech from the Throne
by Jack Granatstein

CFIS: A Foreign Intelligence Service for Canada
by Barry Cooper

Conflict in Lebanon:  On the Perpetual Threshold
by Tami Amanda Jacoby

Implementing a Canadian Defence Strategy
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

Military Transformation: Key Aspects and Canadian Approaches
by Elinor Sloan

Nigeria:  Mapping Political, Economic and Business Scenarios in the Post-Obasanjo Era
by Stephen Nairne

Presentation to the Standing Committee on National Defence
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

Report on Canada, National Security and Outer Space
by James Fergussonand Stephen James

The Hollowing out of Corporate Canada?
by Derek Burney

The Information Gap: Why the Canadian Public Doesn't Know More About Its Military
by Sharon Hobson

Turkey: Current and Future Political, Economic, and Security Trends
by Aliye Pekin Çelik, Ph.D. and Leylac Naqvi, MALD


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2006


 

An Opaque Window: An Overview of Some Commitments Made by the Government of Canada Regarding the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces; 1 January 2000 - 31 December 2004.  
David J. Bercuson, Aaron P. Plamondon, and Ray Szeto
 

A Canadian Foreign Intelligence Service: A new necessity or an expensive frill?
by Reid Morden

 

Blunt Instruments
by Reid Morden


Colombia: Current and Future Political, Economic and Security Trends
by Steve Randall

Dispatches from the War on Terror
by Brian Flemming

Effective Aid and Beyond:  How Canada Can Help Poor Countries
by Danielle Goldfarb

Great Expectations
by LGen (Ret’d) George Macdonald

Leadership in a New Government Environment
by Derek Burney
 

Our Leopard tanks make the leap to Afghanistan
by Bob Bergen


Strategic Capability Investment Plan: Origins, Evolution and Future Prospects
by Elinor Sloan

The Homeland Security Dilemma: The Imagination of Failure and the Escalating Costs of Perfecting Security
by Frank Harvey


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2005


 

Canada-US Relations: Are We Getting it Right?
by Derek Burney

Confusing The Innocent With Numbers And Categories: The International Policy Statement And The Concentration of Development Assistance
Denis Stairs

Effective Defence Policy for Responding to Failed and Failing States
by David Carment


In The Canadian Interest? Assessing Canada's International Policy Statement (English)

In The Canadian Interest? Assessing Canada's International Policy Statement (French)

by Derek H. Burney, by Rob Huebert, by James Fergusson, Eric Lerhe, Michel Fortmann, Frédéric Mérand, George Macdonald, J.L. Granatstein, by Reid Morden, George Haynal, by Kim Richard Nossal, by Sharon Hobson, by Jean-Sébastien Rioux, and Gordon S. Smith

 

The Special Commission on the Restructuring of the Reserves, 1995: Ten Years Later (English)

The Special Commission on the Restructuring of the Reserves, 1995: Ten Years Later (French)
by J.L. Granatstein, OC and Lt.-General (Ret’d) Charles Belzile

Two Solitudes: Quebecers' Attitudes Regarding Canadian Security and Defence Policy
by Jean-Sébastien Rioux  

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2003


 

A Military In Support of Canadian Foreign Policy: Recommendations
by Dan Middlemiss

A Military In Support of Canadian Foreign Policy: Some Fundamental Considerations
by Dan Middlemiss

Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence: Defying Logic and Politics
by James Fergusson

Canada and United States: Managing the Relations
 by Stéphane Roussel

Canadian Foreign Policy Post-9/11: Institutional and Other Challenges
by David Malone

Canadian Foreign Policy, Terrorism, and Non-Traditional Security Threats: Temporary Aberration or Permanent Condition?
David Charters

Canadian Peacekeeping Is Not What It Used To Be
by John English

Domestic Demographics and Canadian Foreign Policy
by Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon
 

In The National Interest- Canadian Foreign Policy in an Insecure World
by Denis Stairs, David J. Bercuson, Mark Entwistle, J.L. Granatstein, by Kim Richard Nossal, and Gordon S. Smith
 

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Is Canada Now Irrelevant?
by Norman Hillmer, by David Carment, and Fen Osler
 

Managing Canada's Foreign Affairs
by Gordon Smith


Multilateralism and Canadian Foreign Policy: A Reassessment
by Tom Keating

National Defence, National Interest: Sovereignty, Security and Canadian Military Capability in the Post 9/11 World
by David J. Bercuson, John Ferris, J.L. Granatstein, by Rob Huebert, and Jim Keeley

Northern Interests and Canadian Foreign Policy
by Rob Huebert

October 2004 Security and Defence Forum Newsletter
by National Defence Canada

The Trilateral Mirage: A Tale of Two North-Americas
by Jean Daudelin


The World We Want -The Purposeful Confusion of Values, Goals, and Interests in Canadian Foreign Policy
by Kim Richard Nossal

Unwilling to be Willing: The Primacy and Capability Principles in Canadian-American Relations
by Thomas Axworthy


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2002


 

Conference Publication: Canadian Defence and the Canada-US Strategic Partnership
by CDFAI 


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