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.
Australia is a cautionary tale, not a country to be emulated, when it comes to balancing national security and human rights. Canada must play for time so as to chart its own course on Huawei and our broader relations with China going forward.
The Canadian government is expanding its cooperation with the U.S., Britain, and Australia on space-related military activities.
Former Republican House and Senate staffer Mike Lofgren warns that fear of an Iranian “Islamic Bomb” may be pushing the U.S. towards war with Iran.
Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith has warned Parliament that repeated cost increases and delays in the F-35 programme were falling out of line with limits set by the government and military planners (Australia to decide on F-35 fighter purchase in 2012: Govt, Reuters, 17 August 2011). Smith said that the government would not allow “a […]