The International Committee of the Red Cross’s legal team provides a succinct explanation of what defines occupation, the laws that apply, and how people are to be protected.
Canada’s deal to equip Saudi Arabia with armoured vehicles is even larger than previously thought, according to official data obtained by Project Ploughshares through an Access to Information request.
The United Nations Security Council called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza on Sunday, as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to the region to “express solidarity with Palestinians and Israelis and help bring about a ceasefire”.
Given the pressing procurement demands faced by the Canadian military for new planes, ships and equipment that actually work and are in line with real world missions, would it be reasonable to divert millions to the dubious BMD enterprise?
The Harper government’s hiring freeze has delayed the purchase of new search-and-rescue aircraft.
Former deputy minister of National Defence Charles “Buzz” Nixon is calling on the Harper government to abandon its purchase of a new fleet of fighter jets and revise Canada’s entire defence posture.