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  • Jul 12 / 2016
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North America

Elizabeth May One-on-One

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: Welcome back. Well never shy of expressing her opinions about anything, let’s go to Toronto where Green Party leader Elizabeth May is ready to blast away with her ISIS position. Elizabeth May, it’s noncombat allegedly, and pro-humanitarian and training, any objections from your side of the divide? ELIZABETH MAY (Green Party Leader): Yeah, well [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Africa

Africa outshines UN in protecting civilians

It is a rare day indeed when the leaders of Africa outshine the UN Security Council as a model for a global norm. This month, the 54-member African Union authorized a special military force to restore peace in Burundi – over Burundi’s objections. The move was the first time the AU has invoked a rule to intervene in a country without [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Europe

How the world can keep the promise it made in Paris

The landmark Paris Climate Accord has been hailed as a breakthrough, and with good reason. For the first time, all of the world’s nations have acknowledged the existential threat posed by the warming planet, and each has pledged to do its part to slow or reverse the deadly trend. But the agreement is not enforceable. [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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North America

Hugh Segal: If ‘Canada’s back,’ we’ll need a military

Whatever the trajectory, priorities or intensity of our new government’s foreign policy, however the election of Oct. 19 is interpreted as a mandate for foreign policy change, no meaningful Canadian foreign policy can exist without a competent, well-resourced and multi-skilled armed forces. This is not about an obscure dialectic between those who prefer peacekeeping versus [...]

  • May 03 / 2016
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North America

L’ONU demande de protéger les hôpitaux en zone de conflit

  L’ONU demande de protéger les hôpitaux en zone de conflit edith m. lederer PAR EDITH M. LEDERER CP 721 words 3 May 2016 01:28 PM La Presse Canadienne SF French (c) 2016 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved.   NEW YORK _ Une résolution adoptée à l’unanimité mardi par le Conseil de sécurité des [...]

  • Mar 15 / 2016
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North America

Le Canada devrait briguer un siège temporaire au Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU

Le Canada devrait briguer un siège temporaire au Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU PUBLIÉ LE MARDI 15 MARS 2016 Ban Ki-moon, le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies en compagnie du premier ministre Justin Trudeau à Ottawa.    PHOTO : ADRIAN WYLD Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau devrait annoncer cette semaine que le Canada briguera un siège non [...]