On Thursday January 22nd Ambassador (ret’d)Peggy Mason, the President of the Rideau Institute will give a talk entitled “Countering the Islamic State: Why Canada needs to Change course” hosted by the Canadian Club of Kingston. Talk is open to all.
Paul Rogers, professor of peace studies at the University of Bradford and OpenDemocracy’s international-security editor, discusses the recent attacks in Paris and the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
Jean-Marie Guéhenno, former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, provides an overview of 10 conflicts the international community will face in 2015.
Scott Taylor discusses the flaws in the Canadian government’s approach to the conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine.
On Friday, October 3rd, Prime Minister Harper called on the House of Commons to support Canadian participation in a six-month air-strike campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Here’s what the four party leaders had to say about the motion.
We have not invested in understanding the conditions of peace. After a century of bombing, isn’t it about time that we did?