THE YEAR AHEAD - AN INTERNATIONAL SECURITY, INTELLIGENCE AND DEFENCE OUTLOOK FOR 2018
8 March 2018
The objectives of CSIDS include: (a) the support and encouragement of interdisciplinary research at Carleton University in salient security, intelligence and defence issues; (b) the hosting of visiting scholars and research Fellows pursuing innovative research; (c) supporting the graduate education and training of students at the Master’s and Doctoral levels; (d) the production and dissemination o. [...] Rob McRae, the objective of this annual conference (first held in 2015 and then in 2016) is to provide an opportunity for experts from academia and the public sector to have a conversation about international security challenges that the Canadian government and its closest allies are likely to face in the coming year. [...] the making and continues to be a sore spot for the Western world’s relations with the Russian Feder- The Sunni-Shiite proxy wars are one of the defining ation. [...] For instance, one of the sticking points between Canada and the US within NORAD is the refurbishment and mod- ernization of distant early-warning outposts circling the perimeter of the continent. [...] In the shadow of a rising American excep- The Economic Consequences of the Peace with tionalism, Canada’s objectives may be as modest as Trump avoiding the trauma resulting from what essentially amounts to a domestic identity crisis in the US and The Depression-era economist, John Maynard abrupt policy pivots.