Twenty years in the making, a proposed UN convention is back in the news with support from the Indian PM.
Canadian soldiers are among the very best, but our record of training remains abysmal. The reason is motivation.
The language of the federal budget plays on the Conservative government’s political goals ahead of the next election.
They don’t get tired, they don’t get paralyzed with fear, and if you lose them, so what? It’s just a machine. There’s no person in there. But that’s precisely the problem.
Discussing an Arctic military operation, junior defence minister speaks of 'threats posed by the Russians.'
No one wants to spoil the fun of a military campaign by asking, “just who the hell are we fighting for?”
Canada now has obligations to help lessen the suffering of Syrians injured by cluster munitions.
Serious cuts by nuclear weapon states to their arsenals will not happen as long as they can claim cheaters can't be reined in. This deal confirms non-proliferation can work in tough cases.
Deal heartening to witness in a region that has seen more than its share of bloodshed.
The alleged Iranian nuclear threat provided the basis for a decade and more of political quarantine.
Our contribution to the coalition has had to rely almost entirely on the intelligence-gathering resources of the Americans.
The government says our participation in this coalition with wildly divergent strategic objectives in Iraq allows us to bomb targets in Syria in self-defence.