Centre for International and Defence Policy

Centre for International and Defence Policy
Centre for International and Defence Policy

Welcome to the CIDP

The CIDP is one of Canada’s most active research centres on international security and defence policy issues. Located in the School of Policy Studies, we are committed to contributing to informed public discussion of issues in military affairs and alliances, international security, and Canadian foreign and defence policy.  Our rich and diverse team of fellows, drawn from Kingston’s two universities and beyond, include active military Visiting Defence Fellows from NATO allied forces. For more on the Centre...


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THE POLICY OF RAPE

Sexual violence is an abhorrent psychological and physical element of warfare that targets a population’s most vulnerable members. Though rape is certainly not reserved for conflicts rendered as genocide, this sort of violence is categorically at its most vicious under such circumstances.   

Sarah Fallavollita, Queen's

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