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Defence Watch is a limited series hosted by the Ottawa Citizen’s David Pugliese, who’s covered the Canadian military for more than 30 years. Through a number of wide-ranging interviews with insiders, experts and military personnel, Pugliese takes an in-depth look at a variety of subjects involving the Canadian Forces.

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    • 3.3, 31 Ratings

Defence Watch is a limited series hosted by the Ottawa Citizen’s David Pugliese, who’s covered the Canadian military for more than 30 years. Through a number of wide-ranging interviews with insiders, experts and military personnel, Pugliese takes an in-depth look at a variety of subjects involving the Canadian Forces.

Customer Reviews

3.3 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Npodo ,

Meh

Im a fan of the podcaster but this whole series has been a complete bore. Not the least but controversial and nothing news worthy. With all the huge topics that can be discussed around military issues, we’ve so far covered some very tame ground

J DL ,

Lacks insight

Great guests but there is nothing to see here expect hot takes about ‘combat bras’ in procurement and millennial bashing around ‘beardforgen’. I expected more insightful questions to some of the CAF’s leadership but was supremely disappointed.

Thomas1977CAF ,

Oof

If you’ve ever attempted to navigate and felt aligned with Army.ca, this podcast is for you.

Do you like telling people ‘this questions already been asked, see mega-merged thread from 2004’ or ‘try google first’? This is for you.

Do you complain about how the young troops have no sense of drive or pride? This is for you.

Are you a dinosaur who believes the army isn’t what it used to be and is full of ‘snowflakes’ who don’t understand the military? This is for you.

Really not the best or thought provoking content as a first Canadian Military podcast. r/canadianforces will give you a lot more. Or a book.

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