The New Warfare

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June 11, 2012

A live conversation with Brown University's James Der Derian and author Noah Richler about the changing face of warfare and security. Moderated by the University of Ottawa's Philippe Lagassé.

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Foreign Policy Is Not Just Defence

Canadian foreign policy should be about more than providing military support, writes Roland Paris.
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Lessons From Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, the military made good decisions without Ottawa's okay. Steve Saideman on what this means.
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Just How Threatening is the Terrorist Threat?

“The 9/11 decade is over” declares Wesley Wark.
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How To Protect Canada From Terrorism

Kent Roach considers Canada’s improving, but still poor, record of terrorism prosecutions.
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Recalibrating the Response to Domestic Terrorism

Stephen Flynn wonders why the Cold War security apparatus is still being used to fight terrorism.
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A Whole-of-Government Approach

The Canadian military is just one piece of the disaster-relief puzzle.
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A More Humanitarian Military

Today, Rahul Singh received a Jubilee medal. Last week, he shared his vision of a more peaceful future.
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Environment At War

Climate change presents a whole slew of new security concerns says Richard Matthew.
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The Outsourcing of the Cyberwar

Increasingly, non-state actors pose the biggest cyber-security threat argues Jon Penney.
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Drones Vs. Democracy

When war no longer comes with a political risk, what does that mean for democracy?
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The Cost of Drones

Jennifer Welsh on why military drones and liberal democracy don't mix.
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A Drone Field Guide

Unmanned aerial vehicles are filling the skies both in war zones and at home. Get to know them.
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Between Co-operation and Co-optation

Aid agencies must find a way to work with militaries and still be neutral.
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Whither Humanitarian Space?

Integrating militaries and humanitarian actors in Afghanistan came with a cost.
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Building A New Internationalism

War, some would have you believe, is inevitable and internationalism is obsolete. Not so argues Noah Richler.
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The "Virtuous" War

War is now being promoted as bloodless, humanitarian, and hygienic. This is not the reality.