Sir Lawrence Freedman: Discouraging Foreign Policy Strategy Aside, One Should Not Underestimate the West

November 20, 2015

“A common lament is that our leaders neglect strategy, leaving policy uncertain and inchoate…” NATIONAL POST: Sir Lawrence Freedman: Discouraging Foreign Policy Strategy Aside, One Should Not Underestimate the West Sir Lawrence Freedman

Abdullah Gül ISIL Must Not Succeed Anymore. We Must Break Their Narrative

November 20, 2015

“On Oct. 10, 2015, two suicide bombers attacked civilians at the heart of Ankara that were gathered to rally for peace. This cowardly terrorist attack by the Islamic State (ISIL) claimed the lives of more than 100 innocent Turkish citizens, the worst terrorist attack in Turkish history…” NATIONAL POST: Abdullah Gül ISIL Must Not Succeed Anymore. We Must […]

US Military to Sound Out Canada’s New Government on Jets, Iraq

November 20, 2015

“The Pentagon’s No. 2 will sound out Canada’s new government on Friday on its defense plans following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s election on promises to scrap purchases of F-35 jets and pull Canadian aircraft from strikes on Islamic State…” THE ECONOMIC TIMES: US Military to Sound Out Canada’s New Government on Jets, Iraq Phil Stewart

Ex-Envoy Says Significant US Troops not Needed to Defeat ISIS

November 20, 2015

“The Paris attacks will focus the world’s attention on how to defeat the Islamic State group, President Barack Obama’s former special envoy to the global coalition to counter IS said Wednesday. But retired Gen. John Allen said the U.S. doesn’t need to deploy a significant number of ground troops to do it…” WASHINGTON POST: Ex-Envoy […]

Georgian Defense Minister Leaves for Two-Week Foreign Trip

November 19, 2015

“In Canada Khidasheli will address annual Halifax International Security Forum on November 20. She said that she will meet representatives of Canada’s new government on the sideline of the forum, including with Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan…” AZERI PRESS AGENCY: Georgian Defense Minister Leaves for Two-Week Foreign Trip