Through a feature publication in “Vanguard Canada,” The NCC’s Andrew Walker gives his thoughts on maritime blindness in central Canada.
When attempting to keep their countries secure, leaders are faced with many difficult choices in combating an adversary that hides in plain sight, targets noncombatants, and has shown a propensity to sacrifice themselves in the name of a cause.
Alexander Lomasney worked for the US State Department’s Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) program, as a contractor with Northrop Grumman.
The probability of a terrorist attack on a major North American port may be low for some security analysts, but given the catastrophic effect an attack could have on such “economic chokepoints,” the costs could be immeasurable.
On May 20th, at its Chicago Summit, NATO announced that the US led, NATO-backed ballistic missile defence (BMD) system in Europe would become fully operational by 2018.