Our topics include the role of the media in stifling discussion of diplomatic options for Ukraine, legitimate debate versus disinformation and some excellent recommendations from the Special Committee on Afghanistan.
This week we look at strengthening the Ukraine peace deal, ending loose talk on nuclear war fighting, confronting America’s double standard on territorial integrity, addressing urgent needs in Afghanistan and more.
Today we look at some very sensible independent thinking by New Zealand, consider some surprising information about China and economic reforms, update the Afghanistan situation and lament slow progress in ditching outmoded military mindsets.
Our blog examines a flawed deal to transfer highly sensitive naval nuclear propulsion technology to Australia, setting a precedent that could lead to significant amounts of fissile material needed for nuclear weapons being removed from international monitoring.
Our examination of the Liberal, Conservative, NDP and Green party campaign platforms highlights the urgent need for a new approach to developing and implementing Canadian foreign policy.
In the best interests of the Afghan people, Canada must be part of vital diplomatic efforts to forge an international consensus on possible conditions for the recognition of, and assistance to, the Taliban.