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.
Providing a single point of access to resources and information to promote knowledge sharing, facilitate collaboration, and reduce duplication
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
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.
CDSN Workshop #1 With A Bullet: Defence Procurement
20 September 2019
Renforcer le contrôle des exportations d’armes du Canada
20 August 2019