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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.




The too-often ignored legacy of George H. W. Bush

We will never learn the real lessons if we do not face up to the true legacy of departed American presidents. While many argue it is impolite to speak ill of the dead, we agree with Peter Certo at the Institute for Policy Studies that an honest assessment of the legacy of America’s 41st President, […]

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A new look at Iran and an update on the Saudi/Yemen nightmare

At last a careful and reasoned examination of the many, mainly baseless, charges that Donald Trump has levelled against Iran ...

Law reform needed to ensure Canada meets global arms trade standards

  Status Report on Bill C-47 For all those of you following the passage of Bill C-47, the legislation to permit Canada ...