Canada a reliable partner in strengthening global security

Opinion: Defence

In a speech in Singapore, Defence Minister Peter MacKay touches on the need for state power, whole-of-government approaches, and multilateralism.

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Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith, Defence Minister Peter MacKay, and United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in Singapore on June 3.
Peter MacKay
Published: Monday, 06/04/2012 12:00 am EDT

Today, while regional and inter-state rivalries persist in many places around the world, the most pervasive and worrying threats now come from non-state entities and non-traditional security challenges.

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