Today we look at some very sensible independent thinking by New Zealand, consider some surprising information about China and economic reforms, update the Afghanistan situation and lament slow progress in ditching outmoded military mindsets.
Tag Archives: Human rights
Updated: Lessons still unlearned from Global War on Terror
Today we look at the causes, costs and consequences of the twenty year U.S.-led global war on terror and the need for Canada to chart a new course based on actual adherence to the democratic values and international legal norms we seek to champion.
Trudeau plays cynical waiting game while children die in Yemen
The government is playing a cynical waiting game, hoping the outcry over continued Canadian military assistance to Saudi Arabia’s barbarous war effort in Yemen will just die away. We must not let that happen.
Please sign: Stop Canadian arms shipments to Saudi Arabia
We can make a real difference. Stopping our military exports will impede Saudi Arabia’s military capacity to continue to wreak havoc in Yemen. It would also be a powerful, tangible, positive demonstration of support for human rights and the rule of law, at a time when they are under global attack.
Let’s make it clear to Saudi Arabia that bullying will not work
While Ceasefire.ca takes a one-week break, let the Prime Minister know that Canadians share his determination to stand up to Saudi Arabian bullying.
Canada lacks the courage for a successful UN Security Council bid
The Liberal government’s about-face on the Conservative motion to freeze Canada-Iran relations signals a lack of the courage necessary to be a principled and effective member of the UN Security Council.