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Why the 2020 Presidential Election Matters for Canadian Defence

By Dr. James McKay

Ottawa will need to prepare for a range of possible outcomes. It is too soon to forecast the exact results of the race for Democratic candidacy and the White House, but two out of three scenarios do forecast an increase in the pressure to spend more on defence. What might this mean?