Links to Sites of Interest in Defence and Foreign Relations

This page includes links to many Canadian and international defence and foreign relations sites. If you find bad links or have new sites to suggest, please inform Suggestions for new links welcome!

The inclusion of a link on this website does not imply endorsement by the RCMI of any views that may be advanced on the linked site.

News Aggregators, Major International News Agencies, Private News sites.

SOMNIA - CFC Daily Spotlight on Military/International News - The daily news and opinion aggregator of Canadian Forces College
Reuters UK
Al Jazeera English
Agence France Presse English

DEBKAfile An Israeli news/commentary aggregator concentrating on the Middle East Situation
STRATFOR A major private news/intel/security analyst based in Houston TX. A paid subscription service, but many free articles of general interest.


Blogs (web-logs) are by definition the views of private individuals, unless identified otherwise on the blog itself as belonging to a specific organization or news outlet. They may appear and disappear. Any views expressed in them are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Institute or its members.

The 3Ds Blog: A blog maintained by the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CDFAI) at University of Calgary. Edited by The RCMI's Honorary Historian, J.L.Granatstein. Blog The latest chatter in and around the CF.

Thin Pinstriped Line A UK blog by an anonymous Senior Official Somewhere in Whitehall

Government of Canada Sites

Canadian Air Force
Canadian Army
Canadian Forces College
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Canadian Navy
Canadian Security Intelligence Services
Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)
Communications and Security Establishment (CSE)
Department of National Defence (DND)
Deputy Chief of Defence Staff
Foreign Affairs Canada (DFAIT)
Canada in Afghanistan (DFAIT/DND/CIDA/PCO)
Royal Military College
Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence
Vice Chief of Defence Staff

Canadian Institutes and Associations

Atlantic Council of Canada
Canadian Association for Defence and Security Industries
Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Canadian International Council
Canadian Naval Review
Canadian War Museum
C.D. Howe Institute
Centre for Defence and Security Studies – University of Manitoba
Centre for Foreign Policy Studies - Dalhousie University
Centre for International and Security Studies – York University
Defence Management Studies – Queen’s University
Centre for Military and Strategic Studies – University of Calgary
Centre for International Relations – University of British Columbia
Conference of Defence Associations
Council for Canadian Security in the 21st Century
Friends of the Canadian War Museum
Institute for Research on Public Policy
Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies – Wilfred Laurier University
Liu Institute for Global Studies (UBC)
Munk School of Global Affairs
Norman Paterson School of International Affairs – Carleton University
Project Ploughshares
The Royal United Services Institute Vancouver (RUSI Vancouver)

American Institutes and Associations

Arms Control Association
Brookings Institution
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Center for Defense Information
Center for Non-Proliferation Studies – Monterey Institute of International Studies
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Council on Foreign Relations
The Henry L. Stimson Center
Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis
National Institute for Public Policy
The National Security Archive – George Washington University
Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability
Project on Defense Alternatives (PDA)
RAND Corporation
US Institute of Peace

International Institutes and Associations

Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy
Began-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies
Australian Institute of International Affairs
British-American Security Information Council
Centre for Strategic Studies – Victoria University of Wellington
Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence
Geneva Centre for Security Policy
Jaffe Center for Strategic Studies
International Crisis Group
International Institute of Strategic Studies
Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House)
Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
Strategic and Defence Studies Centre – Australian National University
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

International Organizations

African Union
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
European Institute of Public Administration
European Union – Common Foreign and Security Policy
Institute for Security Studies – European Union
North American Aerospace Defence Command
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Organizations for Security and Co-operation in Europe
United Nations