In the seventeenth episode of Battle Rhythm, Season 2 with co-host Erin Gibbs Van Brunschot, Director of @UCalgary’s Centre for Military, Security & Strategic Studies, and co-director of the CDSN. Steve & Erin discuss Chinese government election interference and police stations in Canada, oversight of the RCMP in BC and across Canadian communities & concerns about lagging progress for Canadian women in international defence roles.
Today’s feature interview is with author of World War Z, Max Brooks and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross of Valens. Steve, Daveed and Max discuss their work in national security, specializing in the simulation and gaming world. They explain the creation process of Sleeping Giants’ simulation, Valens Global’s approach to war game simulations, and the benefits and purposes of their war games aiming to develop situational research skills and negotiation abilities.