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.
The new Ukrainian President has broken with the entrenched political old guard in his country and made peace negotiations with Russia his top priority. Yet, instead of forthrightly supporting this new approach, FM Freeland continues with her same old anti-Russian rhetoric.