Joe Varner is Deputy Director of the Conference of Defence Associations, a past Adjunct Scholar at West Point’s Modern War Institute and is author of “Canada’s Asia-Pacific Security Dilemma.” He served as Senior Adviser and Director of Policy to the Minister of National Defence and Minister of Justice of Canada Peter Gordon MacKay from 2008 to 2014 as well as Chief of Staff to the Shadow Minister of Defence Hon. Kerry-Lynn Findlay. Varner also served as a faculty member with the American Military University from 2001 to 2009 and again from 2015 to 2019 specializing in teaching homeland security and intelligence studies.

Publications by Joe Varner