Security hawks have it dead wrong. Conventional, not nuclear-powered, submarines are the right choice for Canada, for nuclear non-proliferation and for global stability.
Media cheerleading and intelligence failures that helped sell the Iraq war are now being replicated in the Ukraine war and in relation to China’s activities in Canada. We find more media failings in our AUKUS nuclear sub update and welcome Canada finally speaking out against Israeli extremism.
Glimmers of hope for diplomacy in Ukraine, Canada continuing to fuel the Yemen conflict, and a powerful new Report on the policy of the United Church of Canada towards Israel-Palestine are just some of the topics we examine in today’s blog post.
Canada wasn’t snubbed in the misguided AUKUS submarine deal and neither was New Zealand, which is also trying to pursue a nuanced engagement policy with China.