After a long consultation process, the Canadian Defence Policy Review arrived Wednesday. Will the $62 billion pledged be enough to cover the new initiatives Harjit Sajjan is pitching?
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Stephen Saideman holds the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. His latest book, Adapting in the Dust: Lessons learned from Canada's war in Afghanistan, was published in early 2016. In addition to his other books, NATO in Afghanistan: Fighting Together, Fighting Alone (with David Auerswald); The Ties That Divide: Ethnic Politics, Foreign Policy and International Conflict; For Kin or Country: Xenophobia, Nationalism and War (with R. William Ayres); and Intra-State Conflict, Governments and Security (with Marie-Joelle Zahar), he has published articles and book chapters on the international relations and comparative politics of nationalism, ethnic conflict and civil war. Prof. Saideman spent 2001-2002 on the U.S. Joint Staff working in the Strategic Planning and Policy Directorate in the Central and East European Division as part of a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellowship. His current research is on the role of parliaments in overseeing militaries. Saideman is a CDFAI Fellow.
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