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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

“Politically” binding deal deli...

Jan 22, 2016

The nuclear “deal” which the United States and five other states concluded with Iran last fall was always something of an anomaly in diplomatic practice.

Better never than late?

Jan 12, 2016

President Obama is taking additional measures to combat Islamist terrorism, without of course calling it that. First, the White House has announced the creation of

Thinking About Canada’s Security and ...

Jan 04, 2016

New government — new changes ahead? Stand by for defence and foreign policy reviews. Except that the parameters of those reviews probably won’t change much.

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

US special operations forces in Syria still...

Nov 23, 2015

On October 30, the Obama administration announced that the President had authorized “no more” than 50 special operations forces to be deployed to northern Syria

This is a first in the US. How about for Ca...

Nov 11, 2015

The Pentagon’s principal spy organization is appointing a British Air Force officer as a deputy director.  This appears to be the first time a US spy

The extraordinary NATO summit which exclude...

Nov 03, 2015

The NATO members most threatened by Russia’s aggression in Crimea and eastern Ukraine have signalled they are no longer prepared to leave their fate to

What others thought of our election

Oct 27, 2015

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL The Conservatives’ campaign highlighted Mr. Harper’s role in leading Canada relatively unscathed through the financial crisis and recession, and their ads