Seen and Heard: Keith Davey Forum on Public Affairs – Drone Warfare: Justice, Strategy, Technology

Matteo Pirri On Wednesday October 2, in front of a packed house at the University of Toronto the 2013 Keith Davey Forum on Public Affairs grappled with one of the most complex questions in modern conflict: What is it exactly about drones that make us uneasy? Boston University Professor Neta Crawford and University of Massachusetts Associate…

From Privacy Policy to Public Policy

Maybelle Szeto Most of us are experts in privacy law. At least we should be, since Canadians reportedly visit thousands of webpages per month, and high-traffic websites such as Google, Amazon and Facebook all have privacy policies. Yet, how many of us have scrolled past the legal jargon of a website’s Terms of Service in…

Oh Look, Another Shiny Toy! Implications for China’s public displays of new military technology – Part Three

Ernest Chong We conclude our brief examination of China’s public unveilings of new military hardware with a look at some tempering factors and an assessment for the future. China’s military re-armament has some serious implications for regional and global security. Beijing has not made any sandbox friends by continuing to couple aggressive diplomacy with unrestrained…