Steven Staples on Mali and Egypt, CHCH “Square Off”

Steven Staples appeared on the CHCH Hamilton program Square Off on Tuesday, January 30, 2013, to give commentary on the Canadian special forces involvement in Mali, as well as an update on Egypt and President Morsi, as the situation there continues to deteriorate.

“We’re almost back to square one again,” said Staples, “with protests, people being killed in some riots, the military threatening to take over, and Morsi is caught in the middle of this. He’s seen as a moderate by the Islamic Muslim Brotherhood…but most of the people in the military and the people out in Tahrir Square have a lot of suspicions about what his agenda really is.”

The full interview is available on the CHCH website. The segment on Mali and Egypt can be watched in ‘Part 2.’

Read More

Comments are closed.




Pugwash 60th Anniversary Conference

From 23-26 July in Halifax and Pugwash, Nova Scotia, in celebration of Canada’s 150th and the 60th anniversary of the Pugwash Conference, the Canadian Pugwash Group hosted the “Canada’s Contribution to Global Security Conference“. Key focus areas included nuclear disarmament, multilateral peace operations, Outer Space and Cyber Security, ASATs and Space Weapons, the consequences of climate change for global security, and the Government of […]

Read More
View the Blog »

Canada must champion non-military responses to global challenges

On June 6th, Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland gave an address to the House of Commons that outlined the government’s approach ...

Omar Khadr settlement a victory for the rule of law

"On behalf of the Government of Canada, we wish to apologize to Mr. Khadr." – Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale "I hope ...