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Is the covert war with Iran becoming overt?

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Earlier this week, another Iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated in a bomb attack (Ali Akbar Dareini, “Bombs kill another nuclear scientist in Iran,” Globe and Mail, 11 January 2012): Two assailants on a motorcycle attached a magnetic bomb to the car of an Iranian university professor working at a key nuclear facility, killing him and […]

Canada to make $33-billion ship procurement

On Wednesday, the Canadian Government announced the awarding of two huge shipbuilding contracts worth a total of $33 billion. Most of the money will go to build ships for the Royal Canadian Navy, making this the largest military procurement in Canadian history. According to news reports, the larger of the two contracts, totalling $25 billion, […]