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New Foreign and Defence Ministers have big challenges ahead

October 29, 2021

Our blog (now posted early Friday afternoon) examines the daunting challenges facing our newly appointed Foreign and Defence Ministers and how they can rise to successfully meet them. We wish them well!

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Can Canada emulate New Zealand with some independent security thinking?

October 12, 2021

Today we look at some very sensible independent thinking by New Zealand, consider some surprising information about China and economic reforms, update the Afghanistan situation and lament slow progress in ditching outmoded military mindsets.

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We need a made-in-Canada China policy

October 4, 2021

Canadian analysis and Canadian interests must be at the heart of our China policy On 24 September 2021 Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou struck a deal with US prosecutors in a “deferred prosecution agreement”, whereby she did not plead guilty to the charges against her but admitted “some wrongdoing”. Later on the same day, the court […]

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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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