Today’s blog is cautiously optimistic about the results of the Biden-Putin Summit but deplores the anti-China tone of the NATO Summit Communiqué.
There is much that Canada can do to help conflict resolution processes in Libya, Ukraine, Yemen and elsewhere. Here at home, FM Garneau should work to bring Canada into full compliance with our Cluster Munitions Treaty obligations.
We call on Canada to bring its international policies vis-à-vis Ukraine and Israel into full compliance with the fundamental principles of the UN Charter.
Canada said no to rogue American behaviour in Iraq in 2003. We should do the same regarding Iran in 2020.
Read about the challenges facing our new Foreign Minister, from a disastrous Saudi arms export review signed off by Freeland just before her departure, to a glimmer of light in Canada’s policy on Palestine and international law, progress on Ukraine and much more!