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Nuclear risks, foreign meddling & building a Ukraine peace table

June 25, 2023

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.

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Countering Islamophobia, preventing a Ukraine long war and bidding farewell to the ISP

June 11, 2023

Today we present some great news on countering Islamophobia in Canada, we consider an expert’s game plan for moving from an unwinnable war in Ukraine to a durable armistice and David Johnston resigns.

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A new look at Iran and an update on the Saudi/Yemen nightmare

December 4, 2018

At last a careful and reasoned examination of the many, mainly baseless, charges that Donald Trump has levelled against Iran to justify America’s abrogation of the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the JCPOA.  See: Iran: Does President Trump Have a Case? (Peter Jenkins on lobelog.com, 28 November 2018). In response to Trump’s claim that Iran seeks to hold […]

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Responding to the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Part One

September 12, 2015

Image credit: Sakis Mitrolidis, AFP, Getty Images , Ottawa Citizen by Peggy Mason, President of the Rideau Institute On September 8th a group of Canadians who have worked internationally on humanitarian, development, peacekeeping and peacebuilding issues, many of us under the auspices of the [now defunct] Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, sent a letter to the Minister […]

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