Halifax International Security Forum Kicks Off

November 18, 2016

“National security leaders from the United States and around the globe will soon convene in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the 8th annual Halifax International Security Forum. The purpose of the forum is to strengthen strategic cooperation among democracies, said Peter Van Praagh, the forum’s president.” National Defense: Halifax International Security Forum Kicks Off Yasmin Tadjdeh

NATO ‘eagerly waiting’ to hear from Trump and his team, general says

November 18, 2016

‘“We witness different kind of statements during election periods [that] are not materialized after,” Gen. Pavel, chair of NATO’s military committee, said in an interview at the Halifax International Security Forum, an annual gathering of 70 countries on foreign affairs and defence matters.” Globe and Mail: NATO ‘eagerly waiting’ to hear from Trump and his team, […]

Trump’s NATO commentary ‘nothing new,’ U.K. defence leader says

November 18, 2016

“The defence secretary of the United Kingdom and his Canadian counterpart kicked off an international security conference in Halifax today with reassurances they expect key military alliances will endure as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take power.” Toronto Star: Trump’s NATO commentary ‘nothing new,’ U.K. defence leader says Michael Tutton

Halifax Security Forum: Could Trump-Putin Relationship Foster Greater NATO Unity?

November 18, 2016

“On whether Trump’s relationship with the Kremlin is materially hurting the alliance, Rose Goettemoeller, who has held her post for just five weeks, said at the Halifax International Security Forum Friday, “I think it’s driving the alliance closer together … and really making countries focus on this necessity of further expenditure on defense.”’ Defense News: Halifax […]

General Who Thinks ‘It’s Fun to Shoot Some People’ Is Front-Runner for Trump’s Pentagon

November 18, 2016

“’I think one of the reasons why it would be good to have him is that he has recent combat experience in both theaters (Iraq and Afghanistan). So he really understands complex situations on the ground,” McCain told The Daily Beast, on the sidelines of the Halifax International Security Forum.” Daily Beast: General Who Thinks ‘It’s […]