Today we critique key decisions reached at the NATO Summit in Madrid, consider further casualties of the Ukraine war, highlight security dialogue as an Arctic imperative and end with some good news about Canada’s performance on COVID-19.
As the horror of the Ukraine conflict continues to unfold, we examine steps being taken by the UN and the International Criminal Court and ask if NATO misled President Zelensky in the lead up to the invasion.
Check out highlights from the wonderful new EBOOK on Arctic Security co-edited by Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason
Today’s guest blog is Part One of a timely exploration of potentially very negative changes to the international rules governing the use of force between nations, in a misguided effort to address “climate rogue states”. Part II will appear in the 24 August Rideau Institute blog. See also the latest on Canada and armed drones […]
Trump’s reckless behaviour puts the world at needless risk. It is also the single biggest obstacle to marshalling a truly global response to the twin existential threats of climate catastrophe and the devastation of nature.
We may not have the option of electing a government ready to make the sweeping changes necessary to avoid the twin disasters of climate breakdown and ecological collapse . But we must do our utmost to ensure that we don’t end up with a leader who will stand in the way.