Our blog considers an exciting new idea to take the politics out of Canada’s arms exports controls through an independent, impartial agency. And we celebrate the granting of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize to the UN World Food Programme.
Tag Archives: Syria
Ottawa panel assesses Justin Trudeau foreign policy
What concept typifies foreign policy under the Justin Trudeau Liberals? Read the details of Canada’s retreat from nuclear disarmament stalwart to nuclear weapons apologist. And is Canada really back?
Will 2019 be the year that Canada acts courageously on the global stage?
Social justice activist and author Monia Mazigh calls on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to be courageous at home and abroad in 2019 – cancelling the sordid Saudi arms deal, promoting peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and supporting development in Yemen.
Trends and trouble spots in 2019
Veteran international affairs practitioner Robert Malley of the International Crisis Group previews 10 global conflicts, ongoing or incipient, that bear close scrutiny in 2019.
A new look at Iran and an update on the Saudi/Yemen nightmare
Get a bit of a course-correction on Iran and find out the latest regarding the murderous Saudi regime, their barbaric war in Yemen, and Canada’s continuing spineless non-response.
Oil, politics, conflict and Canada
The role of oil in global conflicts is rarely, if ever, a part of our public discourse. A new book by John Foster, and his upcoming lecture, will change all that.