The New Warfare

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June 11, 2012

A live conversation with Brown University’s James Der Derian and author Noah Richler about the changing face of warfare and security. Moderated by the University of Ottawa’s Philippe Lagassé.

Also in the series

The “Virtuous” War

The “Virtuous” War

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War is now being promoted as bloodless, humanitarian, and hygienic. This is not the reality.

Building A New Internationalism

Building A New Internationalism

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War, some would have you believe, is inevitable and internationalism is obsolete. Not so argues Noah Richler.

Whither Humanitarian Space?

Whither Humanitarian Space?

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Integrating militaries and humanitarian actors in Afghanistan came with a cost.

Between Co-operation and Co-optation

Between Co-operation and Co-optation

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Aid agencies must find a way to work with militaries and still be neutral.

A Drone Field Guide

A Drone Field Guide

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Unmanned aerial vehicles are filling the skies both in war zones and at home. Get to know them.

The Cost of Drones

The Cost of Drones

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Jennifer Welsh on why military drones and liberal democracy don’t mix.

Drones Vs. Democracy

Drones Vs. Democracy

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When war no longer comes with a political risk, what does that mean for democracy?

The Outsourcing of the Cyberwar

The Outsourcing of the Cyberwar

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Increasingly, non-state actors pose the biggest cyber-security threat argues Jon Penney.

Environment At War

Environment At War

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Climate change presents a whole slew of new security concerns says Richard Matthew.

A More Humanitarian Military

A More Humanitarian Military

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Today, Rahul Singh received a Jubilee medal. Last week, he shared his vision of a more peaceful future.

A Whole-of-Government Approach

A Whole-of-Government Approach

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The Canadian military is just one piece of the disaster-relief puzzle.

Recalibrating the Response to Domestic Terrorism

Recalibrating the Response to Domestic Terrorism

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Stephen Flynn wonders why the Cold War security apparatus is still being used to fight terrorism.

How To Protect Canada From Terrorism

How To Protect Canada From Terrorism

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Kent Roach considers Canada’s improving, but still poor, record of terrorism prosecutions.

Just How Threatening is the Terrorist Threat?

Just How Threatening is the Terrorist Threat?

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“The 9/11 decade is over” declares Wesley Wark.

Foreign Policy Is Not Just Defence

Foreign Policy Is Not Just Defence

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Canadian foreign policy should be about more than providing military support, writes Roland Paris.

Lessons From Afghanistan

Lessons From Afghanistan

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In Afghanistan, the military made good decisions without Ottawa’s okay. Steve Saideman on what this means.