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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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Fighter jet folly, Biden’s “just peace” for Ukraine, think tanks and nukes and more

January 15, 2023

Today’s blog post revisits the litany of arguments against Canada’s acquisition of F-35 stealth fighter jets, looks anew at diplomatic peacemaking in Ukraine including a Canadian role and considers shocking research into funding by the nuclear weapons industry of the world’s leading foreign policy think tanks.

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Global steps forward in 2022 but not on Ukraine, Biden’s failed nuclear posture review and more

January 8, 2023

After reviewing some good news from 2022, we look anew at diplomacy to end the Ukraine horror, consider Biden’s failed nuclear posture review, welcome progress on curbing bioweapons, highlight a new Canadian-led Outer Space initiative and more.

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