defence

Putin’s Russia is not Hitler’s Germany, but—

Putinâs Russia is not Hitlerâs Germany, butâ

There are some similarities between the two.


In case of emergency, abandon perspective

Why does the national media play into the hands of the ISIS propaganda machine?


In case of emergency, abandon perspective

Why does the national media play into the hands of the ISIS propaganda machine?


Terror charges against 15-year-old are overblown

To a casual observer, the actual threat of a single teenager armed with a knife was magnified into a legion of Kalashnikov-toting terrorists.


Harper has got the logic on ISIS completely backwards

The purpose of major terrorist activities directed at the West is not to intimidate Western countries, it is to get those countries to bomb Muslim countries. So far, the strategy is working just fine.


One man's terrorist is another man's weapons case

Nowhere in any of the media coverage of Glen Gieschen's gun-toting, bomb-making plan were the words "terror" or "terrorist" ever used.


Crown corp hails 'banner' year following major Saudi arms deal

CCC boss Martin Zablocki hopes deal will lead to more Middle East, Latin America, Southeast Asia defence contracts.


Nigeria's band plays on

Other than the three northeastern provinces, terrorism has not really risen to the top of the country's political agenda.


Nuclear disarmament's anonymous slips of paper

Ex-UN disarmament officer says the ‘least common denominator’ approach to writing communiqués ends up with ‘willfully ambiguous language.’


EU, NATO getting closer: Good news?

They face the threat of ‘hybrid warfare,’ or what NATO calls conflicts involving ‘multilayered efforts to destabilize a functioning state and polarize its society.’


Docs highlight ‘governance issues’ at Canadian arms export body

Finance minister briefing notes cite ‘outstanding’ issues at the Canadian Commercial Corporation.


Don't praise foreign recruits in Iraq

Dillon Hillier’s trench mates could include some unsavory characters.


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