Samer Khurshid in this article serves to clear western misconceptions of Islam, Jihad and the Quran whilst simultaneously eradicating the legitimacy of Islamic Terrorist Organizations like Al – Qaeda.
The Islamic State (IS) may not occupy as much contiguous territory as it once did, but that has not diminished its resolve to spread global terror. Emily Mullin examines how the jihadist group is exploiting COVID-19 to gain respite, and what this means for NATO operations in the Middle East.
Photos are of Lebanese Armed Forces Land Border Regiment Soldiers being instructed in winter survival and shelter construction, winter-related first aid and casualty evacuation, basic dismounted reconnaissance skills, snowmobile driving, and maintenance, and of course – hockey! All instructors in these photos are 31 Canadian Brigade Group. Additional instructors for the advanced training package came Read More…
Operation IMPACT is currently the largest deployed operation in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). The operation consists of Canada’s contribution to global efforts to defeat the threat of Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) in Iraq and Syria. It consists of two phases. The first entailed reversing the territorial gain of Daesh, while the Read More…
In this article, Taylor Allen highlights Canada’s current objectives within Iraq including most notably the recent appointment of Major-General Dany Fortin as Commander-designate of the NATO Iraq mission (NMI).
As the US steps up its military presence in Syria, Nick Raffey discusses Canada’s future role in the Syrian theater.
“Air-to-air refueling is incredibly complex and delicate. Paul Pryce explains how this could become even more so as Canada seeks to replace its fighter aircraft.”
Kelsie Chasse discusses the role of the Canadian Armed Forces in the Mosul Offensive, specifically Canada’s involvement in training and advising the Kurdish Peshmerga, as part of Operation Impact.
Paul Pryce discusses the Canadian military’s increasing focus on logistics and training support in Africa and what this might mean for Canadian soft power.
With the election of Liberal government comes the ushering in of an era renewed defence priorities and foreign engagement for Canada. Khalid Mahdi discusses as an introduction to Panel 2 of Canada’s Defence Perspectives 2020-2050: Recapitalization and the Canadian Forces.