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See The Simons Foundation's page on Canadian Defence Policy for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
Visit Arms Control Today at the link below for this analysis on options for reforming presidential nuclear launch authority by Dr. Bruce Blair, a member of the Princeton University research faculty, Co-founder of Global Zero, a former Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile launch officer, and a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation.
Visit the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists for this article by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow, which counters the anti-arms control agreement narrative that is currently dominant in the USA.
Visit Legion Magazine at the link below for this debate where Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation presents his argument that the Canadian government is spending enough on re-equipping the military.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: January 8, 2018. A total of four awards of $5,000 are available to Canadian Master’s and/or Doctoral candidates to support the independent research and writing of an academic paper responding to a specific Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament (NACD) topic.
The Government of Canada’s 2010 Cyber Security Strategy signaled that it would develop a cyber foreign policy but one has not been produced. In contrast, Australia has released a major cyber foreign policy document and outlined its diplomatic strategy for advancing its aims. Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for commentary on this situation by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow in Space Security, and his suggestion that Canada should follow Australia's lead in this vital realm of global policy.