After reviewing some good news from 2022, we look anew at diplomacy to end the Ukraine horror, consider Biden’s failed nuclear posture review, welcome progress on curbing bioweapons, highlight a new Canadian-led Outer Space initiative and more.
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Lessons from Africa – International diplomacy is the only way to a just, sustainable peace in Ukraine
Today we consider the danger of power vacuums from coercive regime change, examine Norway’s highwire act with neighbouring Russia and hear from one of Canada’s foremost peace and security experts on the fundamentals of a negotiation to end the war in Ukraine.
U.S. seeks an “Outer Space free from conflict,” CSIS shortcomings and more
Today we examine some really good news on U.S. space policy, consider a key attitudinal shift needed in Canada’s spy agency and more.
Gun control, space security, Afghanistan and re-imagining Canada in the world
Our examination of the Liberal, Conservative, NDP and Green party campaign platforms highlights the urgent need for a new approach to developing and implementing Canadian foreign policy.
Let the Hiroshima and Nagasaki commemorations be our call to action
As we near the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombings, we call on every Canadian to let prospective candidates for federal elected office know the importance of our government doing everything within its power to ensure that nuclear weapons are never again used.
Trudeau must hold the line again at upcoming NATO Summit
Canada must work with other like-minded European partners to resist Summit Declaration language that endorses new types of, and new roles for, nuclear weapons.