For over 100 years, “The Defence of Duffer’s Drift” has been in the list of basic books of military academies and war studies universities all over the world although modern warfare has significantly changed in that same period, however, the fundamental ideas regarding small unit’s minor tactics have not
Othon Leon on Brexit: “What back in 2016 was supposed to be a referendum to confirm the permanence of the U.K. within the European Union turned out to be one of the deepest political crisis in modern British history; a nightmare of unimagined proportions and an important matter of security for the government.”
Eight years have passed since Egyptians toppled Hosni Mubarak’s military regime, but little has been accomplished to reduce poverty and government abuse, stabilize the country, or enforce civic and democratic rights.
When Nation-States are born, they remember and reinterpret their pasts. This narrative brings meaning and sense of direction to their members. As countries evolve, they must go back to those …
Othon Leon explores the issue of human trafficking in Europe: “Illegal immigration in the E.U. has expanded into a lucrative business for professional smugglers who have found the right instruments to exploit desperate people who want to install themselves in more peaceful and prosperous countries, whatever the means.”
With the global rise in tensions, Othon Leon explores the politics of “New Containment” and a return to Cold War strategies.
We don’t like to be reminded of it, but we all die eventually. The most powerful amongst us might leave a legacy, but even this could be fragile if left …
Analyst Pascal Dubois reports on Félix Tshisekedi, a presidential candidate in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who managed an election upset at the surprise of all observers.
The collapse of Nicolas Maduro’s regime seems inevitable, but the aftershocks of a potential transition invite a litany of strategic consequences themselves.
The pursuit of hypersonic missile technology might be the precursor to a new arms race and signals an evolution in nuclear deterrence. Jason Poirier Lavoie explores the issue and the obstacles countries face in its development.
Analyst Frédérick Maranda-Bouchard reports on the bitter feud taking place in Kyrgyzstan and how it could bring the country into a new period of instability.
Analyst Jason Poirier Lavoie explores the origins of a Supreme Court case that has upended the ability of the Canadian Armed Forces’ military justice system to charge its service members for civil offences.