No big defence spending increases, funding for implementing measures to allow humanitarian organizations to operate in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan and more oversight of CSIS are all good news stories from the 2023 federal budget. And the Ukraine update offers yet more arguments for a diplomatic push now.
The utter lack of constructive Canadian engagement is the disturbing theme that unites this week’s roundup of events regarding Venezuela, Saudi arms transfers, increased Russia-USA tensions and Trumpian efforts to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Military assistance comes before humanitarian aid for Canada as disaster relief mission begins.
With the death toll over 4,000 and rising, Nepal is struggling to cope with the aftermath of a powerful earthquake. Nepal needs our help.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay announced last month that the death toll in the Syrian uprising is approaching 70,000.
The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross operation in Sirte has reported that the organization has been able to provide hospitals in the Libyan town with life-saving supplies such as oxygen and dressing kits after the Red Cross was finally given access to the area on October 1st, following weeks of siege […]