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On Being “Walled” In by Risk-Averse Politicians

November 16, 2015

So, Premier Brad Wall of Saskatchewan wants Prime Minister Trudeau to “suspend your current plan to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the end of the year and to re-evaluate this goal and the processes in place to achieve it.” Is this the spirit that built the West? 788 more words

Party Of One

A Plea for Sanity and Moderation in Response to Violence

Letter to the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, November 16, 2015

Respected Sir:

I believe, as do many others, that when dramatic events such as the attacks in Paris take place, voices of sanity, moderation need to be heard. 531 more words

Global Security

Some NATO members are questioning the decision of the alliance to cast Russia in an adversarial role, reports Alexander Grushko, Russia's permanent representative to NATO



Russia’s NATO Rep. Hears Many Want to Re-Think Relations with Moscow



15:43 07.11.2015(updated 15:52 07.11.2015)

Whispers in the ear of Russia’s permanent representative to NATO, Alexander Grushko, told him that some members of the alliance see the folly of refusing to establish a partnership with Russia to tackle major issues facing global security. 243 more words

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Nuclear Risk Reduction After the Iran Deal: Take Nukes Off Hair-Trigger Alert

By Ramin Skibba and Stephen Young

Following weeks of intense debate in the United States, the international agreement to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, supported by all California Senators and Bay Area Representatives, will go forward. 763 more words

Science Policy

UN 70Th - peace, security, development and human dignity.

Nearly 70 years ago, the first meetings of the General Assembly and the Security Council took place in London. They marked the point when the world came together to turn its back on war and to seek to institutionalise the conditions for peace.  1,443 more words

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Richard Corriere's "In Their Own Words." Putin on the coalition fighting ISIS

Similar to the anti-Hitler coalition, it could unite a broad range of forces” to fight “those who, just like the Nazis, sow evil and hatred of humankind. 20 more words

2016 Presidential Election

Transparency Report: Europe's Predictable and (Partly) Self-Inflicted Refugee Crisis

The European Refugee Crisis did not come out of nowhere. In fact, for anybody who follows international affairs, it is an inevitable result of a failure of leadership, shared responsibility, and vision in global security. 1,105 more words

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