22 min

The Unpredictability of National Security — with Mark Salter Disruption Discovered

    • Science

Nations constantly make decisions about national security in the face of uncertainty or incomplete information. The outcomes of these decisions are often unpredictable, and success is often invisible.

Mark Salter explains how the national security apparatus is built to withstand disruption and why Canadians’ sense of what constitutes a national security threat is a reflection of our culture and values.

Recommendations:

Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor by Rob Nixon

The Right to be Cold by Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Nations constantly make decisions about national security in the face of uncertainty or incomplete information. The outcomes of these decisions are often unpredictable, and success is often invisible.

Mark Salter explains how the national security apparatus is built to withstand disruption and why Canadians’ sense of what constitutes a national security threat is a reflection of our culture and values.

Recommendations:

Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor by Rob Nixon

The Right to be Cold by Sheila Watt-Cloutier

22 min

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