Today’s guest blog is Part One of a timely exploration of potentially very negative changes to the international rules governing the use of force between nations, in a misguided effort to address “climate rogue states”. Part II will appear in the 24 August Rideau Institute blog. See also the latest on Canada and armed drones […]
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In our Open Letter to the Prime Minister, civil society calls for an end to Canada’s unconscionable support for illegal, coercive measures against Venezuela in favour of impartial conflict resolution.
In a week full of international drama over nuclear weapons, international crimes and continued mismanagement of the crisis in Venezuela, a new EKOS survey on the views of Jewish Canadians offers a much-needed glimmer of hope.
The utter lack of constructive Canadian engagement is the disturbing theme that unites this week’s roundup of events regarding Venezuela, Saudi arms transfers, increased Russia-USA tensions and Trumpian efforts to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Our update to the 08 February blog features an explosive interview with leading economist Michael Hudson. He explains how American economic sanctions and other coercive measures have played a key role in creating Venezuela’s current political and economic malaise.