Tag Archives: Canadian Forces

Mark Collins – World Defence Spending 2015/2016

15 Dec

A tweet–US$, Canada steady at no. 15 (what do we buy–only part of defence spending–for it?): Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs In…

Source: Mark Collins – World Defence Spending 2015/2016

Mark Collins – SNAFU, or, Canadian Defence Procurement

13 Dec

The start and end of a book review by Matthew Fisher, a rare Canadian journalist who is actually interested in matters military and has a real understanding of them–and note the deleterious r…

Source: Mark Collins – SNAFU, or, Canadian Defence Procurement

Mark Collins – US Navy’s Seawolf Nuclear Attack Subs (SSN) and the Arctic

22 Nov

One wonders how much our government knows of these activities–note link at end of the post: An American Submarine Just Slipped Under the Arctic Ice USS ‘Seawolf’’s missions and technology are…

Source: Mark Collins – US Navy’s Seawolf Nuclear Attack Subs (SSN) and the Arctic

Mark Collins – Canadian Forces into Africa with UN for Three Years: Where? (hint Mali plus…)

14 Nov

Further to this post (note Senegal as logistics hub in “Comments”), RCAF Chinook Helos for UN Peacekeeping Mali? Canadian Army? the national defence minister gives a timeline and some d…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Forces into Africa with UN for Three Years: Where? (hint Mali plus…)

Mark Collins – Trump’s Victory: Trump’s Implications for Canada: Defence, NAFTA, Keystone XL, Climate Change

10 Nov

Four tweets: 1) Defence: 2) NAFTA: 3) Keystone XL: 4) Climate change: Lots on the bilateral plate for our government and prime minister–and then there’s always softwood lumber, eh? Mark…

Source: Mark Collins – Trump’s Victory: Trump’s Implications for Canada: Defence, NAFTA, Keystone XL, Climate Change

Mark Collins – Canada and UN “Peace Operations”: Letter of Mine in Globe and Mail

8 Nov

November 8 in print edition–scroll down to the third letter at “War and peace” (links added): Your editorial recommends that Senegal be the focus for renewed peace operations by t…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada and UN “Peace Operations”: Letter of Mine in Globe and Mail

Mark Collins – RCAF Chinook Helos for UN Peacekeeping Mali? Canadian Army?

3 Nov

Source: Mark Collins – RCAF Chinook Helos for UN Peacekeeping Mali? Canadian Army?