Gar Pardy, calls for a complete re-evaluation of Western strategy in Syria. Related developments include an impending meeting between President Obama and Russian President Putin this week at the UN in New York and joint efforts by the American administration and the EU to bring Iran into the talks over Syria. In the past […]
Marie-Danielle Smith, writing for Embassy News, discusses the lack of attention given to the issue of defence procurement in the Canadian election thus far. (“Defence procurement an elephant in the war room”, Embassy News, 26 August 2015). Though it may seem to have been ignored up to now, it won’t be long before it gets […]
Amanda Connolly, writing for iPolitics, discusses the potentially disturbing implications of so-called “killer robots” for modern warfare (“‘Killer robots’ could spark violence against Canadians, change global power balances: DND,” iPolitics, 19 July 2015). One of the main arguments used by those supporting the development of lethal autonomous weapons — “killer robots”, to use the popular […]
By supporting Sisi’s iron-fisted regime, the USA and Canada are playing into the hands of ISIS and Al Qaeda.
Perspectives of peace advocates, other civil society groups, and women were dismissed at the time and continue to be under-represented in mainstream histories.
In a June interview with the Dutch magazine Vrij Nederland NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer stated that making individual NATO members responsible for specific provinces is a flawed strategy because it has failed to stimulate international military and civil cooperation. According to De Hoop Scheffer “All countries like to think they are the […]