We consider two more voices arguing for a negotiated end to the Ukraine war, assess Israel’s deadly spyware exports, consider more economic challenges and welcome some inspired Canadian leadership to reduce space threats.
Tag Archives: Russia
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.
Unsustainable militarism, UN challenges and Patagonia’s astounding gift to Earth
We look again at the failure of militarism to address pressing human security needs, consider the remarkable resilience of the UN on its 77th anniversary and end with some wonderful news about Patagonia’s new shareholder – earth.
Nukes, war, democracy and hope?
Today we assess the risk of nuclear use in Ukraine, examine potential democratic gains in Africa, the Middle East, and even the USA versus some negative trends at both the federal and provincial level in Canada.
The voices for diplomatic peacemaking will not be silenced plus Afghan update
Our topics include the role of the media in stifling discussion of diplomatic options for Ukraine, legitimate debate versus disinformation and some excellent recommendations from the Special Committee on Afghanistan.
Choosing peace over blood and ashes in Ukraine
This week’s post urges our Government and Parliamentarians to practice what they preach when seeking to hold Russia to legal account. We also examine the role of a revitalized peace process in reducing nuclear risks and ending this terrible conflict.