Military & Security

Military and security issues form an important area of governance, not only in regards to domestic public policy, but also in relation to Canadian foreign policy. Find articles on key Canadian military and security structures, as well as the issues facing them.

Canada in Afghanistan: Overview of Military and Development Activities

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Oct 22, 2010

Canada has played an active role in Afghanistan, from both a military and development perspective, since the United States-led removal of the Taliban regime began in fall 2001. Over the years, Canada’s role in Afghanistan has become a significant issue ― both in Canada’s domestic affairs and vis-à-vis its international relations. Accordingly, this article provides an overview of Canadian military and development activities in Afghanistan between 2001 and 2010.

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Canadian Forces: Basic Roles and Structure

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Aug 30, 2007

The Canadian Forces, Canada’s formal military organization, provides many key domestic and international functions. This article presents the basic roles and structure of the Canadian Forces, both in the domestic and international context.

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