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Circumpolar Military Facilities of the Arctic Five – updated: January 2017

Prepared by Ernie Regehr and Michelle Jackett. This compilation of current military facilities in the circumpolar region continues to be offered as an aid to addressing a key question posed by the Canadian Senate more than five years ago: “Is … Continue reading

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F-35? ‘No’ is logical, fair

Letter to the Globe and Mail, published 28 February 2016.   Re Canada To Stay In F-35 Buyers’ Club (Feb. 25): Canada remains, as your report notes, a member of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. But that is a U.S.-led … Continue reading

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Time to review Canada’s arms export policy

John Lamb and Ernie Regehr Having now at least acknowledged that it has the authority, indeed responsibility, to cancel export permits to ship armored combat vehicles to Saudi Arabia under certain conditions, the Government needs to take the next logical … Continue reading

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New terminology to help prevent accidental nuclear war

By Steven Starr, Robin Collins, Robert Green, and Ernie Regehr Since the advent of US and Russian nuclear-armed ballistic missiles and early warning systems,  the danger has always existed that a false warning of attack—believed to be true—could cause either … Continue reading

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Ballistic Missile Defence: Letter to Globe and Mail

Urgent Question The urgent missile defence question is not if Canada should co-operate with the U.S. on it (Conversation About Missile Defence Not Dead – April 25). The question is: Will the U.S. co-operate with Russia? Were missile defence unambiguously … Continue reading

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Gorbachev’s Legacy of Peace

Craig and Marc Kielburger of Free the Children go on The Huffington Post to urge a new generation to take up the challenge of ending the nuclear threat. Excerpt: “…So how do we end the threat? [Ernie] Regehr says there … Continue reading

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