About

Research. Connect. Amplify.

Vision

Canada’s place in the world is shifting, and its ability to defend itself and foster international security is being challenged. As we started thinking about a network, Donald Trump became President, shaking most of the assumptions of Canadian defence and security policy. The new set of crises—North Korea’s development of intercontinental ballistic missiles, the trade war with the United States, Brexit—all made clear that defence reviews every four or eight years or longer are simply not sufficient. An on-going partnership is required. No one scholar or team of researchers can address of this, nor can government, the military, or civil society adapt by itself. We need to bring together the entire Canadian defence and security community, along with international expertise, to have a sustained, dynamic effort to anticipate and respond to these strategic shifts.

 
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Knowledge Exchange

 
 
 

Information REpository

Open Access

Providing a single point of access to resources and information to promote knowledge sharing, facilitate collaboration, and reduce duplication

 
 
 

 
 
 

Podcast

Battle Rhythm

A bi-weekly podcast with hosts Steve Saideman & Stéfanie von Hlatky providing informed perspectives on current events featuring guest interviews and and introducing emerging scholars

 
 
 

 
 
 

Feedback

Blog Discussion

We will provide blog post versions of the papers presented at CDSN events as well as posts that take CDSN expertise and apply to events of the day.