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The trade-offs of peacekeeping

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
The trade-offs of peacekeeping

The Canadian peacekeeping monument stands on an island in the midst of busy traffic opposite Ottawa’s National Gallery. It commemorates a Canadian ideal. Three peacekeepers — two men and a woman — stand as a symbol of hope over the broken debris of war. But today the monument is hardly noticed and its meaning has […]

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Canada’s defence on right track

Canada’s defence on right track

Looking back, one feels almost nostalgic about the comparative stability of the Cold War era. Yes, there were tense times and hot proxy wars, but the world’s two superpowers were constrained by the prospect of mutually assured destruction. Today, acts of terrorism kill thousands and cost billions; cyber-attacks can cripple a country or an industry […]

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