Archive | June, 2016

Mark Collins – NORAD and Russian Cruise Nukes: “de-escalation”? Part 2

30 Jun

Further to this 2015 post, more on an aspect of Russian nuclear doctrine to which we should be paying considerable attention–and an aspect that emphasizes the centrality of the NORAD mission …

Source: Mark Collins – NORAD and Russian Cruise Nukes: “de-escalation”? Part 2

Mark Collins – Canadian Army Battalion for NATO in Latvia

30 Jun

President Obama gets a win (though probably no major CF budget increase)–two stories: Canada expected to send troops to Latvia to deter Russia Canada to send troops to Latvia for new NATO bri…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Army Battalion for NATO in Latvia

Mark Collins – Video: President Obama’s Speech to Canadian Parliament (US has very good dips)

30 Jun

Here it is. The US embassy in Ottawa is clearly on top of the diplomatic game given all the spot-on Canadian references in the address that I strongly suspect only bright and dedicated people on th…

Source: Mark Collins – Video: President Obama’s Speech to Canadian Parliament (US has very good dips)

Mark Collins – US, New Government and Canadian Forces: UN Peacekeeping (Colombia, Africa)? NATO in E. Europe? Both?

29 Jun

Further to this post, Canada and Peacekeeping, Peace Operations, Whatever [note first link on US and “killer peacekeeping”] I’m pretty sure the Obama administration’s first …

Source: Mark Collins – US, New Government and Canadian Forces: UN Peacekeeping (Colombia, Africa)? NATO in E. Europe? Both?

Mark Collins – British Columbia and Petronas: My Province for a Natural Gas Pipeline!

29 Jun

Further to this post, B.C. LNG GHG Heartbreak For New Canadian Government? tick tock, tick tock, what’s poor green P.M. to do? The province desperately wants the pipeline to get its own natur…

Source: Mark Collins – British Columbia and Petronas: My Province for a Natural Gas Pipeline!

Mark Collins – No “End of History”, “Collapse of the Liberal World Order” Section

29 Jun

Further to this post, No “End of History”, or, Don’t Expect Any Lovely Converging International Community more from Harvard Prof. Stephen Walt: … The world is entering a period where once-rob…

Source: Mark Collins – No “End of History”, “Collapse of the Liberal World Order” Section

Mark Collins – Experts’ Submissions to Canadian Defence Policy Review (note Prof. Saideman)

28 Jun

At the official website: Read submissions from Canadian defence, security and other experts who participated in a Defence Policy Review roundtable. Learn more about these issues and see how your vi…

Source: Mark Collins – Experts’ Submissions to Canadian Defence Policy Review (note Prof. Saideman)