PHOTO: SGT. FRANK HUDECK, CANADIAN FORCES COMBAT CAMERA
General Rick Hillier has set the tone for the Canadian Forces with the Defence Policy Statement issued in April.
As of this writing, in early July, no one seems quite sure of the eventual fate of the Defence Policy Statement issued April 19.
Some of the people who work for the director general of Public Affairs have been told adamantly not to refer to it as a "white paper." A white paper is usually defined as a policy statement that is definitive and which is issued only after wide consultation with the public and various interested parties.
The 1994 Defence White Paper emerged only after such consultation, ...