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Canada-US defense panel


 

For those of you who follow Canadian issues in Washington, I try to post all the events I hear about.

I’ll be out of town for this one myself, but it sounds interesting:

The Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Council of the Americas, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies

Invite you to a panel discussion on

Defense Ministerial of the Americas

Wednesday, August 13, 2008
9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


Council of the Americas
1615 L Street, NW, Suite 250
Washington, D.C.

Stephen Johnson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Western Hemisphere

Major General Doug Langton, Defense Attaché of Canada to the United States

Colonel John Cope (Ret.), Senior Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University

Please join the Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Council of the Americas, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Institute for National Strategic Studies for a panel discussion on the anticipated issues and themes to be raised during the September 2-6, 2008 Defense Ministerial of the Americas (DMA), to be held in Banff, Alberta.

The DMA seeks to advance regional security cooperation, increase civilian defense expertise, encourage democratic civil-military relations, and reinforce the civilian leadership in security affairs. This discussion will focus on the current state of hemispheric security and also the DMA process from 1995 to the present.

Seating is limited. RSVP here.


 
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Canada-US defense panel

  1. I wonder if the alleged concept (see today’s G&M) that the US won’t sell us useful equipment that would enhance our soldiers’ effectiveness, safety, and ability to work well with our closest ally, out of espionage concerns, will come up…

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