Wesley Wark

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Wesley Wark

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Visiting Professor, Centre for International Policy Studies, University of Ottawa.

Wesley Wark is a visiting professor at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. He recently retired from the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, where he had taught since 1988. He served for two terms on the Prime Minister of Canada’s Advisory Council on National Security (2005-2009) and on the Advisory Committee to the President of the Canada Border Services Agency from 2006 to 2010. His most recent book is an edited volume: Secret Intelligence: A Reader (2009). He authored a classified history of the Canadian intelligence community in the Cold War and has published extensively in the field of intelligence and security studies over the past 30 years. He is currently completing a book on Spy Power—a history of intelligence and international relations from 1900 to the present. His essay on “Cyber-Aggression and its Discontents,” appeared in the journal Global Brief in its Fall 2012 edition (online at www.globalbrief.ca). Professor Wark writes and comments extensively for the Canadian and international media on issues relating to intelligence, national security and terrorism.

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