Today’s blog features a range of top Canadian experts speaking extremely thoughtfully about the difficulties in putting Canada-China relations on a better footing, and why it really matters that we do so.
Prepare to be inspired by some new thinking from ten leading peace researchers critiquing NATO’s vapid “reflections” on the next ten years; read details of new Federal gun control legislation and consider a trenchant critique of how President Biden is handling his China review.
Read about why it is essential for Canada to undertake its NORAD modernization commitment within existing defence resources and in a manner that enhances, rather than undermines, both public safety in Canada’s North and strategic stability more broadly.
This week’s blog is chock full of important international developments including an end to American support for the war in Yemen and a pivotal decision of the International Criminal Court that it has jurisdiction over war crimes in Palestine. We also delve into the murky world of cyber attacks.
Today we examine a profoundly troubling NDP-led unanimous motion in Parliament to extend, instead of abolish, the infamous Terrorist Entities List. On a happier note we look at progress toward reinstating the Iran nuclear deal, a suspension of U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia and much more!
This week we celebrate the coming into force of the new nuclear ban treaty and we consider how Canada can rebuild and retool its diplomatic capacity to help nurture a genuinely progressive American foreign policy.