The Weekly Recap: The ethical argument for ISIS

US air strikes on Isis

27 March 2015 – Durham, NC by Robert Densmore US foreign policy ethics falls flat in the face of ISIS message America’s foreign policy has reached a new level of staggeringly More...

The Weekly Recap: EU common security & NATO policy do not overlap

Saber Junction 2012

6 February 2015 -Epsoo, Finland by Timo Mustonen 2015 is turning out to be yet another turbulent year for the world, yet alone Europe. Ceasefires do not hold in Ukraine, ISIS More...

The Weekly Recap: World in brief – Paris shootings, Australia DCTA and Boko Haram

French Riots in 2007

11 January 2015 – Vancouver and Kingston, CA by Stewart Webb and Chris Murray http://defencereport.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/10-January-2015-DefRep-Weekly-Recap.mp3   Australia In More...

Canadian infantry on exercise

The Weekly Recap: Step Aside Fantino, this is not just your problem

6 December 2014- Vancouver, CA by Stewart Webb One has to wonder what is going on in Canada. The Department of Veterans Affairs has made a bungle of its portfolio. The Department More...

The Weekly Recap: Channeling the Chief

30 November 2014 – Ottawa, CA With his political career in question, the only thing that may save Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino is himself. By Jason McNaught It More...

Book Watch: The Caucasus Emirate Mujahedin by Gordon M. Hahn

Grozny-Kadyrov-Mosque

Reviewed by Chris Murray 6 December 2014 – Kingston, CA Cover photo - The Caucasus Emirate Mujahedin: Global Jihadism More...

Book Watch: Air Power in UN Operations: Wings for Peace edited by Professor Walter Dorn

UN C-130 food delivery, Sudan

Review by Stewart Webb 7 August 2014 – Vancouver, CA Air Power in UN Operations: Wings for Peace Edited More...

RAF Honour guard UK contemplates government benefits for British veterans

London, UK – 10 May 2013 By Mark Collinson British veterans’ benefits initiatives look to government...

BRF Soldiers British Army Reserves price tag would hit small and mid sized businesses hardest

Edinburgh, UK – 15 November 2012 By Fiona Pringle Businesses take the hit as UK MoD...

British soldiers Invisible costs add up over future UK operations in Afghanistan

Brighton, UK – 9 November 2012 By Inês Klinesmith Costs of Afghan operations to Great Britain...

The Weekly Recap: Order from Chaos – Co-opting irregular movements

24 October 2014 – Kingston, CA by Chris Murray History holds no shortage of examples of states arming More...

The Weekly Recap: Let’s Continue to Underestimate ISIS

18 October 2014 – Vancouver, CA by Scott Nicholas Romaniuk and Stewart Webb President Obama’s 2009 Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), a..

Saudi Arabia’s battle against extremism fueled by US disengagement

London, UK – 4 August 2014 by Caroline Brown The recent events in Iraq with the reemergence of the Islamic State of..

Australia’s defence trade control act clamps down on researchers

Austrlian Attorney-General's Department

London, UK – 5 January 2015 by Mark Collinson Australia’s Defence Trade Control Act (DCTA) has been More...

DefRep Analysis: Peshawar offers unique AfPak counterterrorism solution

17 December 2014 – Vancouver, CA by Stewart Webb This week the world was taken back the killing of 132 children..

The Weekly Recap: Kashmir conflict flares up again

10 October 2014 – Savonlinna, Finland by Timo Mustonen This Monday saw the most bloody day in over a decade of the crisis..
Sukhoi on runway

Russia’s next generation stealth UCAVs loom large

Ottawa, CA – 22 October 2013 by Stewart Webb Russia has embarked on an ambitious military modernisation programme with a quarter..
Special Forces Support Group Inaugural Parade at RAF St Athan, Wales on Thursday 11th May 2006.

Special Forces needs to change how it recruits

3 June 2014 – London, UK by Caroline Brown and Stewart Webb President Obama announced the American government has allotted USD..
J-15 STOBAR

Chinese carrier Liaoning is not a threat, says US Navy

Ottawa, CA – 11 January 2013 By Stewart Webb Navy not concerned over China’s Liaoning carrier after J-15 flight test Anonymous sources..