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Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason spoke to CBC Radio One listeners across the country Sunday about the Canadian military’s current involvement in an airstrike mission in Iraq, the need for a political and humanitarian strategy, and where the mission will be in six months. To learn more, read the blog post and listen to the interview.




Countering North Korea’s Nuclear advance

Frustration over North Korea’s “slow but steady nuclear advance” has reached the point where even its heretofore staunchest ally, China, has taken the unprecedented step of voting in favour of the latest UN Security Council resolution on North Korea. Resolution 2270 puts in place one of the toughest sanctions regimes ever imposed by the Security […]

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Call to Action by Five Former Canadian Disarmament Ambassadors

In a Commentary in today’s Ottawa Citizen, Five former Canadian Ambassadors for Disarmament, Douglas Roche, Peggy Mason, Chris Westdal, Paul ...

GOC shirks responsibilities under International Law

GOC denies e-70 Petition request for a Public Inquiry into Treatment of Afghan Detainees The government of Prime Minister Trudeau [through ...