Today we examine how the Ukraine war is exacerbating nuclear risks on the Korean peninsula and beyond, consider the implications of Russia’s retreat from Kherson and renewed concerns about America’s approach to negotiations and more.
This week we examine the last chance for the Iran nuclear deal, Shinzo Abe’s terrible legacy of remilitarization in Japan, weapons trafficking in Ukraine and some very good news about Palestinian studies in Canada.
Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland spurns a high-level meeting on nuclear dangers hosted by her Swedish counterpart. Meanwhile, she and the Prime Minister remain silent over heightening tensions between Iran and USA.
With North Korea, China, and Russia among the uninvited, it remains to be seen whether the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ meeting will do more harm than good.
The August 9, 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki exemplifies the danger that nuclear weapons continue to pose to the world community.
Though China now has an aircraft carrier, it shouldn’t be forgotten that the U.S. has many more.