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Peter Langille: UN peace operations need Canada’s expertise

September 7, 2016

In light of the Liberal government’s commitment to increase Canada’s participation in UN peacekeeping efforts and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s five-country tour in Africa, Peter Langille, a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria, wrote an article (Policy Options, 10 August 2016) discussing ways in which Canada can […]

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Devastating Amnesty Report prompts USA hold on cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia

May 30, 2016

Even as Ottawa groups were planning a demonstration against the sordid Canada–Saudi arms deal, to coincide with the appearance of Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan at the annual CANSEC military trade show, Amnesty International issued a devastating new report on Saudi atrocities in Yemen. The report catalogues the grave risks of injury and death facing civilians […]

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Our disastrous military interventions

April 8, 2016

Gar Pardy is a Rideau Institute Senior Adviser. This article was originally published in Embassy News on Wed. April 6th, 2016. There can be no expectation that our military interventions will do more good than the obvious disaster they are. We spiral into confusion and frustration amid the consequences of our military interventions in places […]

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Lessons from a Decade in Afghanistan

March 30, 2016

Lessons from a Decade in Afghanistan, by Nipa Banerjee, visiting professor at the University of Ottawa Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Senior Advisor at the Rideau Institute, was originally posted on the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) blog. It is reproduced in its entirety below. The lessons below are gleaned from […]

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