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The mission of the Vimy Report is to inject new information that will raise the quality of public discussion on security and defence issues, to do so with impact, and thereby to educate and influence the ultimate decision-makers: citizens and their elected representatives.

Highs and Lows: Russia’s Foreign Poli...

Feb 12, 2018

The following are excerpts from an article by Dmitri Trenin, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Centre, posted on 2 February 2018. The full article can

Imagine your hometown in a war zone

Nov 23, 2017

A moatful of defence ministers gathered in Vancouver November 14 and 15 “to measure the progress made” on UN peacekeeping since their meeting a year

The high and low of public life

Oct 24, 2017

Once in a while, someone turns over a political rock and shows us what lowlifes can inhabit the high profession of public affairs. Such were

What we’re watching: Dec 5 to 11, 201...

Jan 20, 2017

♦ The fall-out from the Dec 4 referendum in Italy in which Italians voted 60% to 40% against constitutional changes. On paper, the changes were

What use is the UN if it can’t help S...

Jan 03, 2017

The United Nations was supposed to be an institution of global order, a new Magna Carta for the world. “We, the peoples of the United

The Fidel they never told you about (and st...

Dec 09, 2016

When Fidel Castro died, the world lamented. Leading the way, the UN Secretary General said he was “saddened” to learn of it. Castro would be

Trump and Putin have a chat on the phone &#...

Nov 16, 2016

On November 14, President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a first conversation over the phone. Two official accounts of the discussion have

See Michel Drapeau’s opinion piece fo...

Nov 05, 2016

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Here is a good summary of the Trump and Cli...

Nov 05, 2016

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What is going on in Saudi Arabia?

Nov 05, 2016

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