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Staples and McCorkle Op-ed: Canada should reject armed drones

March 6, 2013

Embassy News Wednesday, March 6, 2013 If the Canadian Forces possessed a fleet of armed drones, would Prime Minister Stephen Harper be readying them for Mali? It’s an important question, given the Canadian military’s long-standing desire for Predators and the government’s interest in providing military support to the French troops battling ethnic Tuareg and Islamist […]

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Rideau Institute Senior Advisor Gar Pardy op-ed: Canada could be drawn into Chinese containment strategy

November 28, 2012

Embassy News November 28, 2012 On Feb. 22, 1946, the American chargé in Moscow, George F. Kennan, replied to a State Department inquiry on Soviet foreign policy in the aftermath of the Second World War. His 8,000 word response, historically referred to as the Long Telegram, within a few months became the basis of American […]

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Embassy: “Great threats to Canadians’ security are not military, but economic,” says Rideau Institute

February 23, 2012

Rideau Institute is advocating for reduced defence spending that would eventually return to pre-9/11 levels, reports Embassy newspaper this week.

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Steven Staples Op-ed: Canada is overspending on defence

November 16, 2011

The recent F-35 and naval warship procurement programs, representing some of the biggest equipment acquisitions in Canadian history at a time of massive economic uncertainty, ought to be subjected to the same level of scrutiny faced by any other type of government spending.

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