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Canada: A Dishonest Broker for Peace in the Middle East

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Micha Kurz, writing for the Harper Decade.com, illustrates the kind of regressive and divisive Canada we’ve seen under the Harper regime, especially in its efforts (or lack thereof) to support peace negotiations in the Middle East. (“Canada: A Dishonest Broker for Peace in the Middle East“, TheHarperDecade.com, 27 August 2015). Although Harper touts the importance […]

Defence Military Procurement: What’s your policy?

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Marie-Danielle Smith, writing for Embassy News, discusses the lack of attention given to the issue of defence procurement in the Canadian election thus far. (“Defence procurement an elephant in the war room”, Embassy News, 26 August 2015). Though it may seem to have been ignored up to now, it won’t be long before it gets […]

Blowback: Iraq war to Islamic state

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Since mid-May of 2015 Ceasefire.ca has been calling for all federal party leaders to commit to a full public defence and security policy review. Of particular importance will be a reassessment of the disastrous and utterly counterproductive “war on terror” launched by then President George W. Bush in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Yet […]