Peacekeeping

There is a lot more to “peacekeeping” than lightly armed troops in baby-blue berets handing out food to children in dirty, disease-ridden corners of the world. Keeping the peace starts with ensuring that global commerce can flow ~ free trade and prosperity do more to prevent wars than all the diplomats and presidents combined ever have. Keeping the sea lines of communication open and safe is a HUGE contribution to maintaining global peace and security. A strong, well equipped Royal Canadian Navy is an indispensable tool for the Government of Canada.

Here, the Danish ship HDMS Peter Willemoes and   …

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… conduct operations to ensure that we can always cooperate and interoperate with our traditional friends and allies to keep the seas free.

By Ted Campbell

Old, retired Canadian soldier, Conservative ~ socially moderate, but a fiscal hawk. A husband, father and grandfather. Published material is posted under the "Fair Dealing" provisions (§29) of the Copyright Act for the purposes of research, private study and education.

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