defence

Docs highlight ‘governance issues’ at Canadian arms export body

Docs highlight âgovernance issuesâ 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.


Why going to war in Syria is a bad idea

Canada shouldn't follow the US in bombing the Islamic State in Syria and arming the 'moderates.'


Ukraine: Conspiracy or cock-up?

A look back at how the past year’s turbulence came about, and what might happen next.


MacKay insists no cuts to Arctic patrol ships, new warships

'The clear commitment is to build six and we’re budgeted for six,' says minister for Nova Scotia.


How are we not bombing in support of Assad and Iran?

Political leaders don’t seem to understand the conflict.


Fear and loathing in the Middle East

Foreign fighters for the Islamic State bear some resemblance to the Spanish Civil War fighters of the 1930s.


A time of remembrance, and forgetting

What elements previously associated with Canadian global engagement might have been lost or forgotten?


Canada moves to expand prohibited firearms exports

Consultations on Israel, UAE part of growing trend to boost export opportunities for Canadian gunmakers.


Israel, UAE the latest candidates for Canadian weapons exports

Foreign Affairs launches consultations to add Mideast allies to growing list of firearms export markets.


There’s no new Cold War

Russia is not the Soviet Union. It occasionally grabs a bit of territory that isn’t covered by a NATO guarantee, but it dares not go any further.


Without admitting failure, we’re doomed to repeat it

Airstrikes alone didn’t work in Libya. Yet, the same strategy is unfurling in Iraq.


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