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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.




A Canadian defence and security policy for the 21st century

Canada is in urgent need of a progressive, innovative and effective defence and security policy for the 21st Century.  Peggy Mason provides insight into why the United Nations is central to making that happen. Embassy News: A Canadian defence and security policy for the 21st century Peggy Mason, President of the Rideau Institute May 13, 2015 Much [...]

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