Canada said no to rogue American behaviour in Iraq in 2003. We should do the same regarding Iran in 2020.
The gathering of world leaders at the UN General Assembly later in September offers an unprecedented opportunity for Prime Minister Trudeau to demonstrate how Canada will contribute to a new global diplomatic effort to reduce nuclear dangers.
To avert another all-out war in Libya, it is the duty of western countries, including Canada, to ensure strict enforcement of the UN arms embargo and provide full support for the Libya peace process.
Analysts range from cautiously optimistic over European efforts to counter American sanctions to extremely fearful of possible plans by Israel and the United States to go to war against Iran.
Instead of building on the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump has chosen to unilaterally abandon it, with no discernible plan in place for what comes next.
The “nuclear taboo” has not been broken since 9 August 1945 and we all have a role to play in keeping it that way.