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Can China help end the Ukraine war? Nuclear fusion and the tools of war and more

January 29, 2023

Amid yet more military escalation in Ukraine, we consider a potential mediation role for China, as well as its place in post-war reconstruction efforts. We look at the key role of the nuclear fusion “breakthrough” in modernizing nuclear weapons – not mitigating climate change – and more.

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Calculating the risks for Ukraine, Israel spyware update, reducing space threats and more

January 22, 2023

We consider two more voices arguing for a negotiated end to the Ukraine war, assess Israel’s deadly spyware exports, consider more economic challenges and welcome some inspired Canadian leadership to reduce space threats.

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