The utter lack of constructive Canadian engagement is the disturbing theme that unites this week’s roundup of events regarding Venezuela, Saudi arms transfers, increased Russia-USA tensions and Trumpian efforts to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Our update to the 08 February blog features an explosive interview with leading economist Michael Hudson. He explains how American economic sanctions and other coercive measures have played a key role in creating Venezuela’s current political and economic malaise.
Add your voice to the nine national peace organizations calling for prompt and decisive action by the Government of Canada to start a long-overdue dialogue in NATO on nuclear disarmament.
The new protocol has come into effect without key signatories, including those who helped establish the ICC’s Rome Statute.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must join with other NATO leaders to ensure that the Trump–Putin Summit in Helsinki, Finland on 16 July is a successful one for arms control and global security.
The concept of sustainable common security offers the prospect of a comprehensive approach to addressing our most pressing global challenges.