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Aussie/UK/US pact threatens global efforts to stem spread of nukes

September 20, 2021

Our blog examines a flawed deal to transfer highly sensitive naval nuclear propulsion technology to Australia, setting a precedent that could lead to significant amounts of fissile material needed for nuclear weapons being removed from international monitoring.

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Course correction long overdue for Global War on Terror

September 13, 2021

Today we look at the causes, costs and consequences of the twenty year U.S.-led global war on terror and the need for Canada to chart a new course based on actual adherence to the democratic values and international legal norms we seek to champion.

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