With the death toll over 4,000 and rising, Nepal is struggling to cope with the aftermath of a powerful earthquake. Nepal needs our help.
Journalist Thomas Walkom provides a perspective on the political imperatives behind Canada’s recent involvement in Iraq.
Ten years ago the United States and its “Coalition of the Willing” invaded Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein, eliminate Iraq’s (non-existent) weapons of mass destruction, and remake the Middle East in the U.S. image. Canada declined to formally join the Coalition, but the Chrétien government’s decision left a lot to be desired.
The Canadian Forces outreach program that invited Senators and Members of Parliament to military units and bases has been discontinued.
The government’s love of all things military has reached a new ridiculous high (or low depending on how you see it).
The Harper government is considering major reforms in military procurement in the wake of recent, high-profile procurement blunders.