21st Century Peace Operations: Assessing Canada's Role

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21st Century Peace Operations: Assessing Canada's Role

February 26, 2017

On today's Global Exchange Podcast, we discuss the harsh reality of UN peacekeeping and peace support operations in the 21st century. Join host Dave Perry in conversation with CGAI Fellow Howard Coombs as they discuss Canada's role in contemporary peacekeeping, the challenges that go along with such a deployment, and Canada's November 2017 announcement that will see an increase of Canadian capabilities dedicated to UN peace support operations.

Participant Biographies

  • Dave Perry (host): David Perry is the Senior Analyst and Vice President with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. He received his PhD in political science from Carleton University, where his dissertation examined the link between defence budgeting and defence procurement.
  • Howard Coombs: Howard G. Coombs is an assistant professor and associate chair, war studies, at the Royal Military College of Canada, in Kingston, Ontario. He is also a Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.

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