Monthly Archives: November 2006

Afghanistan: It’s not about NATO

Somewhere on the road to Kandahar it has apparently been revealed to NATO that its future is inextricably linked to success or failure in Afghanistan – begging the question of whose definition of success applies.[i] If NATO’s political and military … Continue reading

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Ballistic missile tests in south Asia

India and Pakistan have in recent days both carried out tests of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.[1] The tests are in direct violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1172. Following the May 1998 nuclear weapons tests by India and Pakistan, an indignant … Continue reading

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Revisiting the “third way” in Afghanistan

The “third way” posting on Afghanistan (October 17) describes the polarized debate on the question of Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan: “The Prime Minister leads the charge for staying the course. Canada is at war, he says, and we don’t … Continue reading

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New Action to Control the Arms Trade

When the Colombian Air Force begins later this month accepting delivery of a fleet of new Super Tucano aircraft intended to help it prosecute counter-insurgency operations in its decades-long civil war, Colombia will in effect be importing engines from Canada, … Continue reading

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