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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.




Trump’s dangerous bluster on Iran

Iran has been formally PUT ON NOTICE for firing a ballistic missile. Should have been thankful for the terrible deal the U.S. made with them!” – @RealDonaldTrump  tweet, 2 Feb. 2017. On 21 January Iran test-fired a ballistic missile for, in their words, “legitimate defensive purposes”. From Iran’s perspective, this was a reasonable claim. There […]

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Invisible wars in the Age of Trump

[caption id="attachment_6663" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] [/caption] Paul Rogers warns that the near invisibility of modern warfare will make democratic accountability in the ...

Revitalized Canadian journalism essential for democracy

The Public Policy Forum has released a report, The Shattered Image: News, Democracy and Trust in the Digital Age  (January ...