In today’s blog we look at how indiscriminate hyping of the “China threat” against the backdrop of state espionage by friend and adversary alike is distorting our policy choices and increasing cyber insecurity for all. We also update our ongoing examination of economic sanctions and more.
Assessing Canada’s Cuba policy, why we do not need a new submarine fleet, peace and peril in Afghanistan and the Rideau Institute ranking in the top 40 foreign policy blogs on the planet – these are just some of the topics we cover in today’s blog.
With the untold risks inherent in military drone swarms, Canada must ratchet up efforts to ban killer robots and better regulate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for military purposes.
Western democracies should be leading the way on global solidarity, cooperation on global problems and security thinking that is dedicated to peace, human well-being and environmental sustainability.
Today’s blog looks at an extremely encouraging Foreign Affairs Committee report on better regulation of our arms exports and the role of civil society in its development. We also look at Arctic security and nuclear disarmament.
Today’s blog is cautiously optimistic about the results of the Biden-Putin Summit but deplores the anti-China tone of the NATO Summit Communiqué.