This week we look at the perilous state of the Iran nuclear deal and the international implications of new North Korean missile tests. And we consider pre-election puffery from federal Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer.
Let Foreign Minister Chystia Freeland know that Canada’s Arms Trade Treaty accession legislation, Bill C-47, is just not credible without the inclusion of Canadian military exports to the United States.
With the USA ramping up its global military activity and eschewing UN-led peace and security efforts, Canada must restore and expand its leadership on war prevention and peaceful conflict resolution.
Canada should focus on strengthening its cyber defences and on building robust international norms regulating cyber warfare.
Evidence suggests that targeting decisions for armed drones may be plagued by misperception and misinterpretation of the targeting data.
Let Prime Minister Trudeau know you support robust and ongoing review of Canada’s arms exports through a new parliamentary committee.