National Defence – February 24, 2014 – Part 2

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

National Defence – February 24, 2014 – Part 2

Senators continue their study on the status of Canada’s international security and defence relations.

Frank Harvey, a professor of internal relations at Dalhousie University outlines what he calls “a significant and puzzling inconsistency in Canada’s policy on ballistic missile defence”. James Fergusson, the director of the Centre of Defence and Security Studies at the University of Manitoba discusses two misconceptions, including the assumption that in order for the United States to protect itself, it must protect Canada. (February 24, 2014)