As the Trump administration turns its back on the Ottawa Treaty banning anti-personnel landmines, we call on the Government of Canada to redouble its support for the stigmatization any use of these indiscriminate weapons and to increase its funding for vital demining activities.
The Government of Canada’s shameful virtual silence stands in sharp contrast to the global outcry against the cruel and illegal Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes under the control of the Palestinian authority in East Jerusalem.
It is time for Canada to take a hard look at our failed policy on Ukraine.
Peggy Mason, a former Canadian ambassador for disarmament to the UN and President of the Rideau Institute on International Affairs, discusses her views on the recent Iran nuclear deal.
European Union President Herman Van Rompuy told the United States in 2009 that “no one [in the EU] believes in Afghanistan any more,” according to a U.S. account of the meeting leaked by WikiLeaks (“‘No one believes in Afghanistan any more:’ EU leader in WikiLeaks cable,” Globe and Mail, 5 December 2010): U.S. Ambassador to […]