TABLE OF CONTENTS 2007 issue 2

BY ROBERT DAY

Safeguarding the rights of captured terrorists.

BY SUNIL RAM

One of the most poorly understood world figures today.

BY JOHN J.D. READ

There is a clear need for a definitive defence industrial strategy.

BY LOUISE MERCIER-JOHNSON

Address program requirements earlier.

BY MICHEL PERCHOC

The Mistral-class LHD-LPD vessel.

BY MICHEL MAISONNEUVE

Is NATO meeting Canada's expectations?

Australia, Boeing, Lockheed, Esterline, CMC Electronics, Engenuity Technologies, CAE, Airbus, NGRAIN.

BY DARREN HAWCO

HMCS Ottawa's recent deployment to Southwest Asia, in support of the Campaign Against the Threat of Terrorism (CATT), was a resounding success - operating in every major body of water in theatre and covered over 30,000 nm of ocean - from the Persian (Arabian) Gulf to the Kenyan coast, including the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Aden and the red sea.

BY Cdr CHRIS DICKINSON

Canada played a major role in the transformation of NATO in 2006. The maritime component of the NATO Response Force, the Standing NRF Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1), played a key role while conducting actual operational missions throughout the year. Maintaining maritime situational awareness and the capability to influence the vast environment is a priority for NATO.

BY RICK HILLIER

The Canadian Forces exists for Canada first, we see this as our clear and overwhelming priority. The main pillars of activity have numerous implications across our Canadian Forces - and they are staggering. We have been re-equipping the Forces with an energy and a scope that has not been seen in decades, and with a speed that would have been unbelievable even two years ago.