October 23, 2017
On today's "Global Exchange" Podcast, we continue our conversation on the topic of NATO, in coordination with our recent NATO paper series at www.cgai.ca/nato_series. On this episode, Colin speaks with Ian Brodie, a former Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, on the economic dimension of the NATO alliance, and what the growth of illiberal capitalism means for western institutions.
- Colin Robertson (host): A former Canadian diplomat, Colin Robertson is Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and a Senior Advisor to Dentons LLP.
- Ian Brodie: Ian Brodie is a senior research fellow at the Centre for Military, Strategic and Security Studies at the University of Calgary and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. From 2006 to 2008, he was chief of staff to the prime minister of Canada, Stephen Harper.
- "NATO’s Challenge: The Economic Dimension" - Ian Brodie (Part of CGAI's NATO Series)
- "Growing the Defence Budget: What Would Two Percent of GDP Look Like?" by J. Craig Stone (CGAI Policy Update)
- "NATO: Countering Strategic Maskirovka" by Julian Lindley-French (CGAI Policy Paper)
- Ian Brodie: “Northern Armageddon: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham - Eight Minutes of Gunfire That Shaped A Continent” by D. Peter Mcleod