All posts by Paul H. Chapin

Paul H. Chapin

Paul Chapin is Executive Editor of The Vimy Report. He was formerly director-general for international security at Foreign Affairs and head of the political section of the Canadian Embassy in Washington. He can be reached at pchapin@rogers.com.

Mr. Trump’s transformative foreign po...

Aug 30, 2016

Donald Trump has been in politics a very short time – something like a year and a half. The New York developer, however, has lived

F-35: Four fallacies that skew public discu...

Jul 24, 2016

Following is a repeat posting of an article which first appeared in The Vimy Report on November 6, 2015 under the title “F-35: Slow down

What to do about the barbarians? Eight stat...

Jul 23, 2016

Barbarians at the gates? They’re already in the town square. How could this be? The Western democracies possess the most sophisticated intelligence gathering systems, multi-layered

Will they come if they’re needed?

Jun 09, 2016

The NATO members most threatened by Russia’s aggression in Crimea and eastern Ukraine have signalled they are unhappy with the support they have been receiving

The reality behind Obama’s nuclear di...

Mar 31, 2016

In 2009, the newly-elected president of the United States committed “to seek the peace and security of the world without nuclear weapons”. For his vision,

Why Trump and Sanders matter — includ...

Feb 15, 2016

Donald Trump is a crypto-fascist and Bernie Sanders is a closet communist. Their main support is coming from racist or delusional people on the political

America’s retreat (1)

Dec 06, 2015

The following is the first part of a two-part analysis of America’s retreat from world leadership and the emergence of new world leaders.  SYNOPSIS Part

The one thing Canada’s veterans reall...

Nov 08, 2015

The new Liberal government has promised several measures to aid Canada’s veterans.  What’s been proposed can be summarized as follows: Lifelong pensions as an option

F-35: Four fallacies that skew public discu...

Nov 06, 2015

Following is a repeat posting of an article which first appeared in The Vimy Report on November 6, 2015 under the title “F-35: Slow down

Seven Reasons why the Iran Nuclear Agreemen...

Jul 22, 2015

The nuclear deal concluded with Iran in Vienna on July 14 has been lauded for contributing to peace in the Middle East and denounced for