Photo: A Canadian soldier and an Afghan interpreter converse with an Afghan woman in Kandahar as part of Allied reconstruction efforts in that district. 08/26/2007. Picture by Cpl Simon Duschesne, via flickr. Licensed under CC BY 2.0. On September 27th, 2015, Mohammad Omar Abdullah fled his home in Kabul, leaving behind his wife and daughters. Read More…
Tag: Canadian Armed Force
“The Dogs Are Eating Them Now”: An Account of the Heartbreaking Futility of the Canadian War in Afghanistan
Guest contributor Rachel Zack provides a review of Graeme Smith’s sobering account of Canadian involvement in the war in Afghanistan. She argues that Canadian policymakers can garner important lessons from the experience and legacy he describes.
A Year After the “We’re Back” Speech and Canada Still Has Not Fulfilled its International Commitments
With the Defence Ministerial fast approaching Canada has yet to fulfil its promises.
R&D Future: Strength in Alliance and Expanding Capabilities in Research and Development
Is Canada’s commitment to North American defence enough to face new challenges in security and immigration, trade, and threats to global peace?
Operation UNIFIER: Canada’s contribution to support Ukrainian Armed Forces
Nick Raffey discusses the unique nature of Operation UNIFIER and some of the particular challenges of a support mission with a non-NATO member.
Canada has an Opportunity to Help Bridge Divides in Ukraine
What can Canada do in Ukraine? Charlotte Le Vay explores how Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms can set a precedent to help end internal tensions driving the Ukrainian conflict.
Do ask, do tell: LGBTQ inclusion and sexualized culture in the army (Part 2)
LGBTQ inclusion in the army, are we there yet? In the part 2 of this series, Mégane Visette discusses the findings and measures of the Deschamps’s report on sexual assault in the military, and the potential of gender awareness courses in the military.
Do ask, Do tell: LGBTQ inclusion and sexualized culture in the army (Part I)
We came a long way to include LGBTQs in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), how did we get there and are we there yet? In the first part of this article about LGBTQ inclusion in the army, Mégane Visette analyzes the development of a more gender inclusive military culture in Canada and the US.
Tickets On Sale: Canada Defence Perspectives Ottawa Conference
Just one more week to go
Canadian Chinooks and Griffons Fly to the Golden State for Exercise STRIKING GANDER
Julie-Anne Labonté discusses the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Exercise STRIKING GANDER in California and joint training missions with CH-147 Chinooks.