Today, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo formally gave notice of America’s intention to withdraw from one of the last major nuclear arms control treaties, citing Russian cheating as the reason. Under the terms of the Treaty, the withdrawal will take effect in 6 months. Coming a day after important new developments in EU efforts […]
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Update: More fallout from Trump violation of Iran nuclear deal
Analysts range from cautiously optimistic over European efforts to counter American sanctions to extremely fearful of possible plans by Israel and the United States to go to war against Iran.
Paul Rogers: Trump’s dangerous State of the Union address
Bush’s post-9/11 address launched sixteen years of war. Trump’s sequel promises many more.
Canadian Hiroshima survivor to jointly accept ICAN Nobel Peace Prize
Canada refuses to sign Nuclear Ban Treaty or even to congratulate ICAN and Canadian Hiroshima survivor who will accept the Nobel Peace Prize.
Major amendments needed to Canada’s Arms Trade Treaty legislation
Canada’s commitment to the principles of the Arms Trade Treaty is called into question by deeply flawed accession legislation.
Canada must champion non-military responses to global challenges
With the USA ramping up its global military activity and eschewing UN-led peace and security efforts, Canada must restore and expand its leadership on war prevention and peaceful conflict resolution.