U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured at Joint Base Andrews-Naval Air Facility in Washington on July 10, 2020. Failing to challenge Trump's unilateralism on Iran will guarantee the intensification of violence and destabilization in the Middle East, and serve as yet another example of the international community’s lack of structural capacity to maintain the rules-based international system in the face of U.S. aggression, writes Helyah Doutaghi. Photograph courtesy of the White House Flickr/Tia Dufour
It is crucial for the Trudeau government to join UNSC members and its European allies in refusing to adopt any measures under the United Nations Act that would enact UN sanctions on Iran under U.S. terms.
What Donald Trump has triggered—and somebody was bound to trigger it around now, because every political niche, like every evolutionary niche, is always filled—is a final reckoning on the ‘race problem.'
While excellent at starting really smart new companies, Israel, like Canada, has much less success in turning these into locally owned multinationals with the potential to create thousands of domestic jobs.
The death of WE in Canada will kill any momentum that the opposition parties are seeking to pump up. But don’t expect them to stop trying. The program was killed, the finance minister is gone, and so is WE.
What Donald Trump has triggered—and somebody was bound to trigger it around now, because every political niche, like every evolutionary niche, is always filled—is a final reckoning on the ‘race problem,' about 150 years after the American Civil War.
'We are not out of the woods.?We need to continue to remain vigilant,' says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 'The last thing anyone wants is to go into this fall in lockdown similar to this spring. And the way we can prevent that is by remaining vigilant.'
Bitter partisanship in U.S. could undermine intelligence sharing within the Five Eyes and Ottawa needs to rethink its security and intelligence apparatus this century as the Arctic melts and 'our mental maps will need to migrate North and West.'
Later this afternoon, three economists will deliver exclusive advice to Canada's Parliamentarians and top government officials on the pandemic recovery, through a panel discussion organized by Senator Rosa Galvez.