Arctic Security and Defence


April 15, 2020

In the 22nd episode of Battle Rhythm, Stef and Steve discuss the effects of COVID on security and defence for NATO, the UN and the CAF. Our Emerging Scholar & CDSN Capstone Laureate Mathieu Landriault [27:30], discuss his research on Canadian media in the Arctic. Our Feature Interview this week is with CDSN’s co-director Andrea Charron [36:15] where she and Steve discuss the Permanent Joint Board on Defence (PJBD), NORAD and Deter, Detect, Defeat. This week we introduce a new segment called RnR [58:00], where we will provide some levity in these trying times with entertainment reviews and suggestions. This week’s RnR picks are The Letter to the King on Netflix and Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series.

Participant Biographies:

  • Stéfanie von Hlatky: Associate Professor of political studies at Queen’s University and the former Director of the Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP). Her research focuses on NATO, armed forces, military interventions, and defence policy. Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
  • Stephen M. Saideman: Paterson Chair in International Affairs, as well as Director of the Canadian Defence and Security Network – Réseau Canadien Sur La Défense et la Sécurité, and Professor of International Affairs at Carleton University. Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.

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