Crisis Group urges Europeans to mitigate Iranian economic hardship and promote regional security dialogue. Meanwhile, both the U.S. and Canada need to rethink their military roles in Iraq.
Canada must work with other like-minded European partners to resist Summit Declaration language that endorses new types of, and new roles for, nuclear weapons.
Canada has been absent so long from UN peacekeeping that our military leadership simply does not understand its value in building a sustainable peace.
Despite the urgent need NOW, Canada has offered equipment and some ground troops for an unspecified UN mission at an unspecified future date.
Evidence suggests that targeting decisions for armed drones may be plagued by misperception and misinterpretation of the targeting data.
The funding timeline for the new defence budget undermines credibilty of the entire exercise.