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

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

The United Nations should take notice

Oct 01, 2017

On 19 September 2017, President Donald Trump delivered his first address to the UN General Assembly. The speech was lengthy, dealt with a wide range

The new hope for Afghanistan

Oct 01, 2017

President Donald Trump’s belated Afghanistan policy review and reformulation unveiled last month had three unique characteristics: While expressing “frustration” with “the longest war”, Trump pledged

All North Korea options are bad, but pick o...

Aug 14, 2017

The issue The latest news from North Korea is not to be dismissed as just another report about another missile test. Nor should US warnings