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Syria: France’s evidence for Assad...

Apr 16, 2018

There’s a row on over whether the Trump administration had sufficient cause for the allied assault on Syria last weekend. So the world’s media, too

F-35: Four fallacies that skew debate

Feb 21, 2018

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

A Canadian Proposal on Jerusalem

Feb 21, 2018

The following is a proposal recently submitted to the Government of Canada recommending an initiative Canada could take to resolve the decades-old dispute over the

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

Dumbing down on Jerusalem

Feb 12, 2018

A year of missed opportunities Israel’s great foreign minister, Abba Eban, once famously commented that “the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity”.

Three questions we need to answer about pea...

Feb 12, 2018

Throughout the democratic world, people have lamented the absence of peace in the Middle East. To date, the conflict between Arabs and Israelis has killed

The warped reality of a Serbian mass murder...

Dec 06, 2017

Editor’s note: In the article which follows, Canadian ambassador Sam Hanson reflects on the aftermath of the massacre of civilians at Srebrenica during the Bosnian

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

This is National Defence?

Oct 11, 2017

What is it about Canada that makes it so dumb on issues of national defence? Sure, it’s a country the size of a continent and