Canadian soldiers are the new deterrents in the Baltics

Evan Solomon on why some NATO allies are more equal than others

Meet the world’s first female combat general

The many ways Col. Jennie Carignan is detonating the glass ceiling

We need to stop wringing our hands over armed drones

What’s the real threat? It’s not armed drones. Terry Glavin explains.

Why politicians have nothing to say on the campaign trail

Conventional wisdom now says elections are not only the wrong time to discuss issues, they’re the wrong time to discuss anything

Good news, bad news

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio stands up for LGBT rights, while China stands up for North Korea

Need to know: Budget cuts mean no new trucks

DND’s $2.1-billion plan for new armoured vehicles falls by the wayside

Farmer loses land battle, though military grants him one last harvest

Fighting to save his beloved farm from Canada’s elite soldiers, Frank Meyers is finally forced to surrender


Documents suggest no more money for overseas military operations

OTTAWA – “There’s no place like home” could become the battle cry of the Canadian military as spending on overseas operations is forecast to take a steep dive.


PM names air force general Thomas Lawson as new chief of the defence staff

OTTAWA – Lt.-Gen. Thomas Lawson has been named as Canada’s next new chief of the defence staff, the country’s top military post.


Using a search-and-rescue helicopter for a fishing trip sends the wrong message

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue is upset that a search-and-rescue helicopter was used by members of a squadron to go on a fishing trip.


Meanwhile, at the Defence Department

The Citizen discovers why a military truck procurement was halted at the last minute.


Checking DND’s math

From QP yesterday, Rona Ambrose explains why new cost estimates for the F-35 won’t be released for awhile yet.