Tag Archives: Peacekeeping

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 – 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 – 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?

Mark Collins – Increasingly Kinetic US Small Ball Military Engagement in Somalia

17 Oct

POTUS has been considerably expanding the limited American involvement in this splendid little war in accordance with his small ball approach to intervention abroad–excerpts from a major NY T…

Source: Mark Collins – Increasingly Kinetic US Small Ball Military Engagement in Somalia

Mark Collins – The World Needs More Canada, Suez Section Part 2

17 Oct

Further to this post, The World Needs More Canada, Suez Section Not in this article by Andrew Bacevich in the London Review of Books on Eisenhower 1956: The President’s Year of Crisis: Suez and the…

Source: Mark Collins – The World Needs More Canada, Suez Section Part 2

Mark Collins – Africa: UN’s CAR MINUSCA Mission to be Canadian Forces’ Schwerpunkt?

11 Oct

More trial-ballooning from the government (another recent example here on shipbuilding): Canada peacekeepers seem set for Central African Republic deployment before end of year The government’s dec…

Source: Mark Collins – Africa: UN’s CAR MINUSCA Mission to be Canadian Forces’ Schwerpunkt?

Mark Collins – No Canadian UN Peacekeepers for Colombia–Only Africa?

3 Oct

A parochial observation on an important development–more  excellent reporting at the Globe and Mail: Colombians narrowly reject peace accord to end 52-year war with FARC rebels Stephanie Nole…

Source: Mark Collins – No Canadian UN Peacekeepers for Colombia–Only Africa?

Mark Collins – Fall 2016 Issue of CGAI’s “The Dispatch”

29 Sep

The table of contents: Message from the Editor by DAVID BERCUSON Brexit, the Anglosphere and Canada  by JULIAN LINDLEY-FRENCH The Obama Moment—Defence Spending Does Matter, eh! by ALAN STEPHENSON A…

Source: Mark Collins – Fall 2016 Issue of CGAI’s “The Dispatch”

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”