An Israeli airstrike inside Syria has heightened the already high tensions in the Middle East.
Bill S-10, which is designed to bring Canada into compliance with the UN Convention on Cluster Munitions, contains serious flaws.
Over the past twelve months, the world has seen a drop in the number of active nuclear weapons as countries retire aged or obsolete weapons. China, France, India, Israel, Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States possess in total approximately 19,000 nuclear weapons.
Former Republican House and Senate staffer Mike Lofgren warns that fear of an Iranian “Islamic Bomb” may be pushing the U.S. towards war with Iran.
The United States has declared its involvement in the war in Iraq over (Thom Shanker & Michael S. Schmidt, “U.S. War in Iraq Declared Officially Over,” New York Times, 15 December 2011): The United States military officially declared an end to its mission in Iraq on Thursday even as violence continues to plague the country […]