Major-General (Retired) Denis Thompson served 39 years in the Canadian Army deploying on multiple operations at home and abroad in Cyprus, Germany, Bosnia, Afghanistan, and Egypt including command of NATO’s Task Force Kandahar (2008/09), Canada’s Special Operations Forces (2011-2014) and the Multinational Force & Observers in the Sinai (2014-2017). Since retirement he has been a periodic lecturer at University of Ottawa, Winnipeg, Queens, Carleton, Bishop’s, and McGill as well as a Senior Mentor and Instructor at the Canadian Forces College, Toronto. He is a fellow at the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Defence and Security Studies and remains in service as the Colonel of the Regiment for The Royal Canadian Regiment.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY DENIS THOMPSON
The Avoidable War: The Dangers of a Catastrophic Conflict between the US and Xi Jinping’s China
Recent Wars and the Lessons for Canada’s Army
Canada’s 21st Century Army: The Changing Context of Conventional War