A Royal Canadian Air Force detachment of six CF-18 Hornet jet fighters will patrol Iceland’s airspace from Keflavik Air Base during Operation Ignition in March and April of this year.
Despite the increased coordination in Canada-U.S. border security since 9/11, Aaron Willschick argues that the two countries are still far apart when it comes to the perceived risk to their maritime borders.
2012 saw an increasing commitment by the Canadian government to re-shape the Alliance in terms of operational priorities and capabilities. This brief looks more closely at Canadian commitments, focusing on procurement and military operations.
In the final part of his two article series, Andrew Chisholm further dissects the NATO Training Mission in Afghanistan.
Andrew Chisholm discusses the challenges and progress made by the NATO training mission – Afghanistan.
In July 2011, the Canadian Forces completed their decade long combat deployment in Afghanistan as part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force. While the Government of Canada has kept 950 individuals in Kabul on board as advisors for Afghan army training personnel, one must wonder what lies on the horizon for the Canadian Armed […]