Canada can show real leadership right now by reinstating lifesaving UNRWA funding and by recognizing the Palestinian state.
The ICJ has delivered a powerful ruling ordering Israel to ‘take all measures within its power’ to protect Palestinians in Gaza. Canada must urge Israel to comply.
We turn again to Wesley Wark – this time for his take on the just announced public inquiry into foreign interference; we assess recent Ukraine developments that make a diplomatic strategy more urgent than ever and we consider a new Crisis Group report on sanctions reform and peacemaking.
Russia and the US agree to discuss nuclear risks and arms control; another Canadian judge overrules decisions on faulty intelligence and we examine a quintessentially Canadian proposal for building a Ukraine peace table.
David Johnston surprised almost everyone with his ‘public hearings, not public inquiry’ recommendation. Find out why we agree with him in our latest blog post.
This week we deplore continued Israeli legal impunity, welcome a possible national handgun ban, lament the Huawei 5 G ban, warn anew against Canada joining ballistic missile defence and applaud some solid ideas for a Ukraine peace deal.