As the crisis in Ukraine heightens, we examine new diplomatic openings to avert catastrophe. And we take a deep dive into the implications of invoking the Emergencies Act to end the Ottawa occupation.
In today’s blog post we look at continuing diplomacy in Ukraine, the reasons behind North Korea’s flurry of missile test launches and the urgency of donor action to stave off utter catastrophe in Afghanistan.
There is much that Canada can do to help conflict resolution processes in Libya, Ukraine, Yemen and elsewhere. Here at home, FM Garneau should work to bring Canada into full compliance with our Cluster Munitions Treaty obligations.
We examine the corrupting influence of an out-of-control “military-industrial complex” in America and troubling signs of the same mechanism at work in Canada, undercutting our diplomatic efforts abroad.
We call on Canada to bring its international policies vis-à-vis Ukraine and Israel into full compliance with the fundamental principles of the UN Charter.