Trudeau knows the UN can serve his purposes

Before Canada can get anything out of the reinvigorated relationship with the UN, it will have to give quite a bit.

Dewar should be Canada's arms control ambassador

Human rights issues are very much in the public eye and need exposure. Paul Dewar fits the bill.

Transcendent: My visit with Pope Francis

I walked a full block jammed with blue-shirted NYPD officers, security and news vehicles. Then, a sergeant spotted me. “Come with me,” he said.

Cheer up: A list of events to anticipate in 2015

There’s no guarantee that 2015 will bring us peace and happiness, but there are scheduled events that have the capacity for moving the world’s human security agenda forward.

The major powers must unite behind the UN

The failure of the major powers to overcome their narrow, short-term interests has crippled the UN’s ability to enforce the peace and security of the world.

The pull of history towards peace

Forget the ugly, violent summer of 2014. The world as a whole now has the most hopeful prospect for peace in the last several centuries.

Cherry picking the facts with Ballistic Missile Defence

The Senate committee's report makes some key assertions without substantiation and ignores other relevant factors.

Inching toward nuclear abolition

The virtual world of peace has a dark side, too

We should not fall into the trap of equating technological progress with moral progress.

What will it take to get global action to ban nuclear weapons?

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