Tag Archives: Cold War

Mark Collins – “Slow Erosion of Military History” (in Canada)

12 Dec

A post of mine at Milnet.ca–scroll up for context. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds

Source: Mark Collins – “Slow Erosion of Military History” (in Canada)

Mark Collins – “The end of peacekeeping, and what comes next for Canada’s soldiers”

29 Aug

Further to this post and “Comments”, UN Peace Support Operations: Canada’s Back! (into Africa and…) the conclusion of a Globe and Mail editorial: … “Canada is back,” the governmen…

Source: Mark Collins – “The end of peacekeeping, and what comes next for Canada’s soldiers”

Mark Collins – 1961: “The Breaking Point – Canadian MiGs test American friendship”

1 Apr

Superb photos–one below–at a comprehensive article on a little-known piece of Canadian military history: … Exercise Rolling Cossack. A rare view of twelve 441 Squadron Strats asse…

Source: Mark Collins – 1961: “The Breaking Point – Canadian MiGs test American friendship”

Mark Collins – Angola, the Cold War and a Whole Lot of Discredit, US included

22 Mar

An important article at the London Review of Books that should be read–our nasty and brutish world in which, in this case, the Commies may have come out looking just a little bit better: Apar…

Source: Mark Collins – Angola, the Cold War and a Whole Lot of Discredit, US included

Mark Collins – MI6 Recruiting, or, the Good Old Days at the Firm: The Americanization of Intelligence?

12 Feb

Source: Mark Collins – MI6 Recruiting, or, the Good Old Days at the Firm: The Americanization of Intelligence?

Mark Collins – A Great Magazine, or, Encountering the CIA

17 Jan

Source: Mark Collins – A Great Magazine, or, Encountering the CIA