Russia and the US agree to discuss nuclear risks and arms control; another Canadian judge overrules decisions on faulty intelligence and we examine a quintessentially Canadian proposal for building a Ukraine peace table.
Lessons from history are a big theme in today’s blog post as we look at the Iranian protests and the 1962 Cuban missile crisis while continuing to grapple with western intransigence in negotiating a just peace in Ukraine.
Today we consider the danger of power vacuums from coercive regime change, examine Norway’s highwire act with neighbouring Russia and hear from one of Canada’s foremost peace and security experts on the fundamentals of a negotiation to end the war in Ukraine.
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.
In today’s post we ask why Canada has yet to ratify the international ban on dumping waste in developing countries, consider key lessons from NATO allies who attended the historic Ban Treaty conference, examine what a just peace might mean for Ukraine and more.
We examine a new National Security Report that warns of the danger to Canada posed by America’s democratic unravelling, and consider Huawei, Ukraine and NATO group think.