Syria

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A Failing Policy for Failed States: The EU and Maritime Migration out of Libya

CNR, Vol. 11, No. 2 (2015) Abstract As this issue of CNR is published, there has been much coverage in the media about maritime migration to Europe. In their article, “A Failing Policy for Failed States: The EU and Maritime Migration out of Libya,” Andrew Bergel and Michelle Legassicke explore […]

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Canadian Submarine Capabilities: A Reply to Ken Hansen

Ken Hansen’s excellent post on the subject of submarines raises important issues concerning the future of submarines in the RCN. For those of us who ‘get it’, the post hits all the right buttons, especially his comment “what if the first time our surface ships encounter a sub is when […]

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Expeditionary Operations: Is Syria next?

Word is reaching me that two Canadian infantry battalions, 3rd Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry Regiment and 3rd Royal Canadian Regiment, have received ‘warning orders’ to prepare for operations and possible deployment to the Middle East.  This is apparently related to the steadily worsening situation in Syria. The implication of such […]

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