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ICG report examines pitfalls of U.S. counter-terrorism strategy

March 31, 2017

A new report by the International Crisis Group examines President Trump’s emerging counter-terrorism policies, the dilemmas his administration faces in battling ISIS and al-Qaeda across the Middle East and South Asia, and how to avoid deepening the disorder both groups exploit. See: Counter-terrorism Pitfalls: What the U.S. Fight against ISIS and al-Qaeda Should Avoid (Special […]

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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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More useful role for Canada than air strikes says RI President

January 13, 2016

The Prime Minister of Canada must live up to the promise he made during the election campaign, and which he included in the mandate letter to his Minister of Defence, and forthwith end Canadian air strikes in Iraq and Syria. Despite this unequivocal commitment, reiterated by the PM to the President of the United States in their […]

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