Canada must decide whether it will become a viable partner within the NATO alliance or a free-rider. Jayson Derow discusses the importance of fulfilling the 2% metric of defence spending to combat Russian aggression.
In a day of hard bitter fighting, the Regina Rifles had secured their D-Day objective. Jayson Derow highlights the importance of Canada’s role in the pivotal battles of D-Day.
Western military forces have demonstrated that they are effective in implementing regime change. But such regimes failed to foster stability or eradicate jihadist extremism, and thus, war persists and blood is still spilt. Jayson Derow discusses why the overthrowing of the Assad government will not ease tensions within the Syrian civil war or the battle against ISIS.
Not only do unclear objectives delegitimize war efforts, but so too does setting a time limit for withdrawal. Jayson Derow discusses why any political and military success against ISIS will not be sustainable unless accompanied by a comprehensive political process and an enduring commitment to the complete eradication of ISIS.