Ukraine’s flagging counteroffensive, the world court and Israel’s long occupation of Palestine, new research on managing nuclear risks, some good news on AI and on the environment – these are some of the issues we discuss in today’s end-of-August blog post.
Today we consider biological weapons verification, new proposals from the UK, France and Germany for Ukraine peace talks and how Canada should respond to allegations of foreign and domestic election interference.
As the Ukraine conflict grinds on and the horrors multiply, today’s post takes a deep dive into a webinar discussion of how ancient Greek tragedy can help us rethink the conflict and move forward.
We examine some key lessons from the Ukraine conflict and ask whether leaders are heeding them. And we look at the need to balance national security concerns with academic freedom and vital scientific collaboration.
As the crisis in Ukraine heightens, we examine new diplomatic openings to avert catastrophe. And we take a deep dive into the implications of invoking the Emergencies Act to end the Ottawa occupation.
Culture, science and public diplomacy are potent tools to advance an innovative Canadian foreign policy focused on collaboration and problem solving. But we have a lot of rebuilding to do after the lost decade under Stephen Harper.