Should Canada reconsider its F-35 purchase?

This is a preview of a presentation Mr. Wheeler, the director of the Straus Military Reform Project of the Center for Defense Information in Washington, DC, will make at the Sheraton Hotel at 150 Albert St. from 10:30 am - 12 pm today, April 5.

Winslow T. Wheeler
Published: Monday, 04/04/2011 12:00 am EDT

As an American, I am extremely reluctant to presume to offer Canada advice on how to proceed with the purchase of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. However, the airplane is the culmination of such malevolent trends in my own country that I believe all allies and neighbours should be warned about going down the same path.

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