Alessandro Gagliardi analyses the position of the three main parties on Canada’s deployment of air assistance to Iraq in a somewhat tongue-in-cheek fashion.
When in Afghanistan, go private
With American and other NATO troops withdrawing from military operations in Afghanistan, Alessandro Gagliardi reports on the increasing use of private military contractors to pick up the load
Private Military Companies will fill NATO’s Shoes
Alessandro Gagliardi analyses why PMCs may continue to operate in Afghanistan, should NATO withdraw in 2014.
NATO Standoff Over Crimea
Sam Khanlari and Alessandro Gagliardi highlight the hard power differential between NATO and Russian forces
Heroes in Our Midst
Canada’s success in Afghanistan would not have been possible without the participation of the Reserve Forces as an operational force.
The Royal Canadian Navy’s Crash Course
Reviewing the imminent requirement to expedite the National Ship Procurement Strategy.
Clarifying Ukraine’s Nuclear Status
To be clear, Ukraine does not currently possess any nuclear weapons. So don’t worry.
Afghanistan Ops Winding Down: Hold on We’re Going Home
Alessandro Gagliardi explains how economic determinants affect military logistics in the context of the US military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Defense Trade Controls: Try to Keep Pace, Canada
Alessandro Gagliardi examines how Canada’s slow-to-evolve defense trade controls impact Canadian industries.
Optimizing NATO’s Collective Defense
An examination of the risks associated with a defense division of labor within NATO.