Canada must back up its stated concerns over Israel’s plans to launch a ground offensive in Gaza that imperils over one million civilians by suspending all arms transfers to Israel immediately.
Only real American leverage can stop the Israeli carnage in Gaza and secure the release of the hostages. This is what Canada and other western allies must demand now.
Canada must act in accordance with its professed strong support for international law and the International Court of Justice by calling on Israel to fully comply with the ICJ rulings.
Today’s blog examines the South African genocide case against Israel in the International Court of Justice and why that makes it even more urgent for Canada to suspend all arms exports to Israel.
Ukraine’s flagging counteroffensive, the world court and Israel’s long occupation of Palestine, new research on managing nuclear risks, some good news on AI and on the environment – these are some of the issues we discuss in today’s end-of-August blog post.
Today we assess the risk of nuclear use in Ukraine, examine potential democratic gains in Africa, the Middle East, and even the USA versus some negative trends at both the federal and provincial level in Canada.