The real problem with NATO military spending is not underspending by the rest of the members, but the obscene level of overspending by the USA.
Instead of building on the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump has chosen to unilaterally abandon it, with no discernible plan in place for what comes next.
Premature judgments of Russian guilt risk further undermining the credibility of experts, multilateral organizations, and the very fabric of international relations.
The “nuclear taboo” has not been broken since 9 August 1945 and we all have a role to play in keeping it that way.
Canada, having declined participation in U.S. strategic ballistic missile defence, should seek opportunities to promote dialogue on moving from destabilizing great power competition to cooperation.
With North Korea, China, and Russia among the uninvited, it remains to be seen whether the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ meeting will do more harm than good.