Whatever the outcome of Canada’s Security Council bid, robust mechanisms for sustained, substantive civil society engagement are an indispensable part of enhancing Canadian capacity for UN leadership on peace and security.
The Government of Canada’s shameful virtual silence stands in sharp contrast to the global outcry against the cruel and illegal Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes under the control of the Palestinian authority in East Jerusalem.
We call on the Canadian government to re-invigorate dialogue with Iran, prioritize support for the INF Treaty and ensure prompt accession to the global Arms Trade Treaty.
Veteran international affairs practitioner Robert Malley of the International Crisis Group previews 10 global conflicts, ongoing or incipient, that bear close scrutiny in 2019.
Get a bit of a course-correction on Iran and find out the latest regarding the murderous Saudi regime, their barbaric war in Yemen, and Canada’s continuing spineless non-response.
Analysts range from cautiously optimistic over European efforts to counter American sanctions to extremely fearful of possible plans by Israel and the United States to go to war against Iran.