Military's needs and desires are different

Politicians will resort to the use of force when they consider it to be handy—even when the military is not well-equipped to match the mission.

Stephen M. Saideman
Published: Wednesday, 02/22/2012 12:00 am EST

In the aftermath of the Afghanistan campaign, Canadian politicians face difficult choices about how best to prepare the Canadian Forces for future operations.

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