Monthly Archives: February 2009

Canada’s aviation “tragedy” and “disappointment”

This being February, Canadians have once again been treated to the annual paean to the Avro Arrow. It is a memorial that leaves a question: Why has the Avro Jetliner never received the same attention? A CBC web report had … Continue reading

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NATO summit: a chance to kick the nuclear habit

While Afghanistan will certainly dominate the talk at the 60th Anniversary NATO Summit in April, leaders are also scheduled to launch a process to review the Alliance’s Strategic Concept, a key element of which is a controversial and outdated nuclear … Continue reading

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Tracking Canada’s automatic weapons gift to Afghanistan

By testimony of the Department of National Defence (DND), Canada has taken significant care in the transfer of 2,500 C7 automatic rifles from the Canadian Forces to the Afghan National Army. At the same time, a new US study shows … Continue reading

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