As seen in recent years, modern war zones are rife with hybrid threats and belligerent groups that adhere less to international norms and bodies than their ideological motivations. Matthew Sherlock-Hubbard and Marko Babic discuss why Canada must engage with partners across the world to work together in confronting security challenges to Canada, its Allies, and other nations and peoples in need.
Threats to Canada’s Security: Assured Access to the Global Commons (Part I/III)
With the Defence Policy Review public consultations recently concluded, Matthew Sherlock-Hubbard and Marko Babic discuss how Department of National Defence (DND) military and civilian planners are now better prepared to inform the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) on how to better meet future challenges to Canada’s national security.
After Afghanistan: The Canadian Army Reserve and the Challenges Ahead
The 2016 Auditor General’s Report identifies under-manning and preparedness as alarming obstacles for the Canadian Army Reserves. Matthew Sherlock-Hubbard discusses why it is essential that Reservists, at a minimum, need to be enabled with the capacity and cooperation to fulfill the mandate assigned to them.
Adapting With the Times: A Look at the TAPV as an Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle
Seeking the best methods for maximizing capabilities on the modern battlefield. Matthew Sherlock-Hubbard discusses the potential limitations, technical advantages, and overall benefit of the Canadian Army’s new Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles (TAPV).
Operation Reassurance: Canada’s Military Contribution to Security in Eastern Europe
It is important that Canada not undervalue international commitments. Matthew Sherlock-Hubbard discusses the importance of Operation Reassurance.