SITREP, The RCMI Journal of Opinion
SITREP is the journal of analysis and opinion of the RCMI. It appears six times a year and is a digest of current Canadian and international thinking on strategic and international affairs. We are happy to receive and review all submissions.
Click here to download the current issue of SITREP (November-December 2013) in PDF format.
David Chee examines how Canada counters the threat of offensive cyber to our national interests. Jordan Fraser examines the threat to national security posed by climate change and argues convincingly for Canada to have a whole of government/multi-level government approach to being prepared to deal with this present reality. Reza Akhlaghi provides commentary on the recently elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his approach to and his recent ‘charm offensive’ with the West. RCMI’s John Thompson discusses whether Saudi Arabia could actually buy a nuclear bomb off the shelf. John Selkirk, former Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors updates on the Colonel Peter Hunter Memorial Fund.Read more..
FULL FALL 2013 SEASON podcasts of RCMI events
The video of the annual Military History Night Halloween special with Derwin Mak: ‘Witchcraft and the British Monarchy’ is now available here.
Full Podcast of Parts One,Two and Three of the October 24 Security Studies Roundtable on PTSD with LCols Chris Linford and Stephane Grenier are now on YouTube. Part One: LCol Linford’s presentation is here. Part Two: LCol Linford’s Q and A is here. Part Three: LCol Grenier’s presentation is here.
Full podcast of Military History Night with BGen (ret'd) Paul Hayes on October 16, 2013 is now available - YouTube link here
Podcast of Military History Night September 11: Capella Italiana at Scapa Flow with Patrick Murphy - YouTube link here
OCdt William Buss CD wins Col Peter Hunter Award for Graduate Student research paper
At its January 30 meeting, the RCMI Board decided to create an award in the amount of $750, named for our late Director Col Peter Hunter, for a meritorious presentation by a graduate student to the annual CDAI Graduate Student Symposium held at Currie Hall, RMC every October. The award is in addition to the three prizes already awarded for the best presentations of the year. The first winner of the prize is OCdt William Buss of RMC, here seen receiving his ceremonial beer mug from Eric Morse following the announcement October 25.Read more..
Worldwide Reciprocal Affiliations - NEW 2012 COMPLETE LIST
Members of the Institute can visit and use accommodation (where available) at over 100 reciprocal clubs, institutes and organizations worldwide. Our Membership Secretary can assist in making contact with the desired organizations and will prepare any introduction letters required. For a list of our current Canadian and international reciprocals, click here.
Jackman Collection slideshow
View the Hal Jackman Collection of Napoleonic Lead Soldiers in never-before-seen detail, with musical accompaniment by Herr L. van Beethoven!