Ben Hess explores the dialogue surrounding military drones as Canada considers acquiring UAVs with lethal force while considering their contribution to past military operations.
Ben Hess explores the situation in the Philippines revolving around President Duterte’s recent actions and the effects this has on Philippines-US relations.
Norwegian-Russian co-operation is affecting Canada’s policy decisions on the Arctic and Russian aggression in the far north.
Benjamin Hess discusses Canada’s broken naval acquisition process and the procurement of joint support ships.
Ben analyzes the influence of Russian media on the current conflict in Syria
In the final part of the Critical Defence Materials series, Ben looks at EU handling of REEs
In the second part of a series analyzing REE’s and their defence implications, Ben looks at Chinese REE protectionism
Consumer demand for certain technologies such as cellular phones and computers has expanded dramatically, and the supply of specialty minerals required for their manufacture has become a centralized enterprise. These same specialty minerals are also required for defence technologies, which has resulted in the creation of a near-monopoly for most of the minerals required to Read More…
Ben gives an overview and in depth technical analysis of Canada’s new light armored vehicles