Morning Defense

November 18, 2016

“HAPPENING TODAY — HALIFAX SECURITY FORUM: The annual Halifax International Security Forum kicks off today in one of Morning D’s favorite parts of Canada. Among the bold-faced names headed north for the meetings that runs through the weekend: Sens. McCain, Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Chris Coons (D-Del.) and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), retired Gen. John Allen and James […]

Chance of Trump following through with campaign promises keeps Europe guessing

November 18, 2016

“The Defence Secretary, who will deliver a keynote speech at the Halifax International Security Forum that opens on Friday, says he expects a significant gap between Mr. Trump’s rhetoric to date and what the president-elect will actually do once in office. The message from London is: Give the new guy some time.” Globe and Mail: Chance […]

Senator Tim Kaine to Receive Builder Award from Halifax International Security Forum

November 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 November 2016 HALIFAX, NS – Halifax International Security Forum announced today that Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) will receive its prestigious Builder Award during the gala dinner at Pier 21 on Friday, November 19th. “The Builder Award recognizes individuals who have been instrumental to the success of the Forum and are tireless […]

Tim Kaine to be honoured in Halifax

November 17, 2016

“Hillary Clinton’s recent running mate Tim Kaine is being honoured at the upcoming International Security Forum in Halifax just 11 days after they lost to Donald Trump in the U.S presidential election.” Halifax Chronicle Herald: Tim Kaine to be honoured in Halifax Chronicle Herald Staff

Czech General to Trump: ‘NATO’ is as Relevant as Ever

November 17, 2016

“No American president would dare renege on NATO treaty commitments, a top general said late Wednesday, responding to President-elect Donald Trump‘s suggestion that he may not defend fellow NATO members under attack.” Politico: Czech General to Trump: ‘NATO’ is as Relevant as Ever Esther King