Michael Byers: “Do we continue with a ‘go it alone’ approach in the Northwest Passage?”

Rideau Institute board member Michael Byers, writing in today’s Globe and Mail, asks this question about Canada’s sovereignty: “Do we continue with a ‘go it alone’ approach in the Northwest Passage and risk confronting the Asian juggernaut? Or do we seek partnerships that could make the Northwest Passage safer and more efficient – for everyone?”

You can read more in Michael Byers’ Globe and Mail article, “Asian juggernaut eyes our ‘golden’ waterways.”

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The real problem is excessive military spending by the USA

The usually hawkish Globe and Mail has a commentary by columnist Lawrence Martin that gets it right this time — rather than NATO members being guilty of spending too little on defence, the real problem is the obscene level of overspending by the USA. Martin notes first that, even without taking into account the American […]

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