Today’s blog features an innovative China-USA research partnership on cyber stability, internal dissension in the Biden administration over the Iran nuclear deal, and a great new poll on what Canadians think of nuclear disarmament (they want it).
In this Good Friday blog, we feature some good news on conflict resolution, renewed hope on the Iran nuclear deal, and a closer look at a wonderful little book on how to advance an international peace and security agenda based on cooperation and meeting basic human needs.
Today we examine a profoundly troubling NDP-led unanimous motion in Parliament to extend, instead of abolish, the infamous Terrorist Entities List. On a happier note we look at progress toward reinstating the Iran nuclear deal, a suspension of U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia and much more!
Read about an upcoming civil society briefing to Canadian Senators on the historic nuclear ban treaty, a series of deadly foreign policy landmines being laid by the outgoing Trump administration and more thoughts on how Biden can re-engage on nuclear arms control, on trade with China and on the Iran nuclear deal.
Today’s blog highlights failing efforts of the Trump administration to kill off the Iran nuclear deal once and for all, measures to respond to Belarus unrest without inflaming East-West tensions and the new Conservative leader’s retrograde plan to take Canadian gun control back to the days before the Montreal massacre.
Crisis Group urges Europeans to mitigate Iranian economic hardship and promote regional security dialogue. Meanwhile, both the U.S. and Canada need to rethink their military roles in Iraq.