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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.




Canadian diplomacy urgently needed for nuclear disarmament

  The destructive power of nuclear weapons cannot be contained in space or time. They have the potential to destroy all civilisation and the entire ecosystem of the planet. (International Court of Justice, 1996) In the days before the 71st anniversary of the horrific Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic bombings, on August 6th and 9th respectively, we […]

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Tony Blair: “the lies, deceits, duplicities and fudges”

Philippe Sands is professor of law at UCL and a barrister at Matrix Chambers.  His review of the Report of ...

Afghanistan Faces Serious Challenges

A recent blog post entitled: Future Development Challenges? Afghanistan Remains at the Top of the List, (CIPS, 7 July 2016) ...