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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.




Offensive Cyber Operations Endanger Us All

There is increasing debate and concern over the actions of states and non-state actors alike in the cyber domain.  Annegret Bendiek and Ben Wagner, associates of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), outline key challenges and the dubious utility of offensive cyber operations in their article Making states responsible for their activities […]

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Nuclear Dangers and How to Dispel Them

Now, after thirty years of an apparent easing of nuclear tensions since the end of the cold war, fear of ...

Paul Rogers: Dangerous Signals in Trump’s State of the Union Address

In this trenchant analysis, Professor Paul Rogers, who has been cataloguing the manifest failures of the “war on terror" since ...