Colombia peace agreement is powerful evidence of the central role negotiated settlements play in resolving violent conflict.
Peggy Mason, the President of the Rideau Institute, debated Canada’s role in Iraq with Michael Petrou, a senior writer for Maclean’s, on CBC Radio’s The 180 with Jim Brown on Sunday, January 25th.
On Thursday January 22nd Ambassador (ret’d)Peggy Mason, the President of the Rideau Institute will give a talk entitled “Countering the Islamic State: Why Canada needs to Change course” hosted by the Canadian Club of Kingston. Talk is open to all.
With peace talks under way between the Afghan government and representatives of the Taliban and other insurgent groups, cautious support is emerging from Canadian officials. But despite the indicated support, any backing from Canada is tempered with the caveat that “a deal must result in a central government that is not under Taliban control.” Additionally, […]
In a recent article appearing in the Ottawa Citizen, Brian Hutchinson outlines comments made by the Canadian Ambassador to Afghanistan, regarding Canada’s role in the country post-2011. Ambassador Ron Hoffmann indicated reconciliation between Taliban insurgents and an elected Afghan government will be a priority for Canadians, even without a military presence in the country. Canadian […]