Watching the Watchers: The National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians in Action
- April 1, 2020
Roland Paris appeared on the Sunday morning broadcast The West Block with Tom Clark to discuss the question on whether Western countries should send lethal weapons to help the Ukrainian government.
Paris noted that there were no good policy options …READ MORE
In a new CIPS policy brief on Canada’s war in Iraq, Roland Paris addresses the following questions:
In this final installment of the CIPS Blog Greatest Hits 2013-14, we turn to the topic of Soldiers and Spies. It spans a range of military and security controversies that arose both in Canada and globally. They include new powers …READ MORE
Does peacekeeping work? Janice Stein (University of Toronto) and I had a lively exchange on this subject on the CBC radio program “The House” this weekend. Have a listen.
In the interview, I said that more than two …READ MORE
Members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are grappling with big decisions as they prepare for their September summit in Wales. What stance should they adopt towards Russia? Should they keep the alliance’s doors open to new members? And what …READ MORE
In March 2014, the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, appointed ten independent policy experts to a panel and asked them to provide advice on the future of the transatlantic bond. The panel included a …READ MORE
When NATO’s military commander, General Philip Breedlove, visited Ottawa this week, he noted that Canada was one of the first countries to contribute military equipment and forces to NATO’s temporary deployment of land, sea and air assets to Eastern Europe, …READ MORE
CIPS is delighted to announce the launch of the Security Studies Network (SSN), the creation of which reflects the great strength of the University of Ottawa as a centre for the study of national and international security. The SSN – …READ MORE
Is Prime Minister Stephen Harper preparing the Canadian public for a possible conflict with Iran? In two recent interviews (here and here), he has “raised the alarm” about the prospect of a nuclear-armed Iran, which he views as …READ MORE
At the NATO Lisbon Summit in 2010, the U.S. and its allies expressed the hope that Russia would become a partner in a new missile defense system designed to protect Europe from a nuclear-armed ‘rogue’ state such as Iran. Those …READ MORE
Canadian Abousfian Abdelrazik is on the U.S. Security Council’s Al Qaida sanctions committee list. His assets are frozen and he is subject to an international travel ban. His case generated substantial notoriety when the Canadian government resisted his repatriation from …READ MORE
Cet article a originalement paru en anglais dans le blogue du Conseil International du Canada : opencanada.org.
L’opération de l’Organisation du Traité de l’Atlantique Nord (OTAN) en Libye prend officiellement fin à minuit aujourd’hui. En fin de compte, ses …READ MORE