Defence & Security

Preventative military missions ‘not a bad idea,’ but hard to assess

The challenge is knowing where and when to go and how to convince politicians and the public that a mission is worthwhile, says MacEwan University's Jean-Christophe Boucher.

Canada’s Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance says preventing conflicts before they happen is increasingly becoming an objective of military forces around the world. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright


PUBLISHED : Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 12:00 AM

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