January 1, 2021
In this new episode of Defence Deconstructed, sponsored by Irving Shipbuilding, Dave Perry talks to Dr. Andrea Charron, Dr. Jean-Christophe Boucher, and Dr. Jeffrey Collins about the memorable defence moments of 2020 and what to look forward to in 2021.
Irving Shipbuilding, Canada’s National Shipbuilder with more than 2,000 men and women in Nova Scotia building Canada’s future combat fleet for the Royal Canadian Navy
- Dr. Andrea Charron holds a PhD from the Royal Military College of Canada (Department of War Studies). Her research and teaching areas include NORAD, the Arctic, foreign and defence policy and sanctions. She serves on the DND’s Defence Advisory Board and has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.
- Jean-Christophe Boucher is an Assistant Professor at the School of Public Policy and Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary a CGAI Fellow, and a director of research in civil-military relations at the Canadian Defence and Security Network
- Dr. Jeffrey (Jeff) F. Collins is a noted expert on Canadian defence procurement and defence policy. He maintains an active research presence with Canada's leading centres in foreign and defence policy, including with the Macdonald-Laurier Institute as an associate and, separately, as a fellow with Dalhousie University's Centre for the Study of Security and Development, and the University of Manitoba's Centre for Defence and Security Studies.
- Dave Perry (host): Senior Analyst and Vice President with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
What Dr. Charron, Dr. Collins, and Dr. Boucher are reading:
- "The Twilight of Democracies: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism" by Anne Applebaum
- "Chu’s Day" by Neil Gaiman and Adam Rex
- "The War for the Seas: A MAritime History of World War II" by Evan Mawdsley
- "The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Our Economy, and Our Health - And How We Must Adapt" by Sinan Aral
- "Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern Wars" by Lionel Beehner, Risa Brooks, and Daniel Maurer