The Canadian Armed Forces have the potential to create an amphibious force, and adding a Marine Brigade would arguably be beneficial for Canadian and global security.
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Part 2: A Case for a Realist Foreign Policy
In the final part of a two-part series, research analyst Mark Jarrat and program editor Alexis Amini discuss the shape a realist Canadian foreign policy would take.
Military Training or Torture? When Military Exercises Become Too Realistic
With former Canadian Armed Forces soldiers going public with allegations of torture in training exercises, Nick Raffey discusses the psychological effects caused by realistic military training.
Canada’s 2017 Defense Budget: a Feeling of Déjà-Vu ?
Ryan Atkinson discusses the 2017 defense budget’s implications for the CF.
Five Reasons Why Canada is an Important NATO Member
Despite Canada’s small military and limited defense budget, Alexis Amini argues that the Canadian Forces are a model for European NATO members with comparable capabilities and resources.
Operation NABERIUS: The Canadian Forces’ Role in Combating Boko Haram
Nick Raffey discusses Canada’s role in combating Boko Haram militants in Niger while highlighting potential threats in the region.
The Monocle Daily’s Interview with Alexis Amini on Canada’s Fighter Jet Procurement
On Wednesday, March 8th, Canadian Armed Forces program editor Alexis Amini was interviewed by the Monocle Daily on the topic of Canada’s fighter jet procurement.
A soldier’s best friend
For centuries dogs have proven to be one of the most loyal creatures to mankind. While a perfect companion in a domestic environment, how does war affect the relationship between man and dog?
Operation CARIBBE: Canada’s contribution to combat illicit narcotics trafficking
Nick Raffey discusses how the Canadian Armed Forces are combating the transportation of illicit narcotics in the Carribean Sea and the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
A deeper look at the necessity of a mixed RCAF fighter fleet: Part I
In part I of a two-part series, Alexis Amini discusses Canada’s imperative in acquiring a mixed fighter fleet composed of stealth and non-stealth aircrafts.