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    Hawks & Doves: mixed signals on military engagement
    Mar07

    Hawks & Doves: mixed signals on military engagement

    Image by Nicolas Raymond All three mainstream political parties see Canada’s security as heavily dependent on a stable and prosperous world order, guided by rules applying equally to all and that respect Canadian sovereignty and territorial integrity. That in turn predisposes Canada to help shape that kind of world. As usual, the devil is...

    Ukraine eyes sanctions on subsidiary of Russia’s Sberbank
    Mar07

    Ukraine eyes sanctions on subsidiary of Russia’s Sberbank

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said on Tuesday it was likely to recommend the introduction of sanctions on the local subsidiary of… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine eyes sanctions on subsidiary of Russia’s Sberbank
    Mar07

    Ukraine eyes sanctions on subsidiary of Russia’s Sberbank

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said on Tuesday it was likely to recommend the introduction of sanctions on the local subsidiary of… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian FM Says Tillerson Pledges U.S. Support Against ‘Russian Aggression’
    Mar07

    Ukrainian FM Says Tillerson Pledges U.S. Support Against ‘Russian Aggression’

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has assured him that Washington will continue to support Kyiv in its standoff with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Liberals extend Ukraine mission to 2019, but face criticism
    Mar07

    Liberals extend Ukraine mission to 2019, but face criticism

    Former International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland answers a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, October 24, 2016. (Adrian Wyld/CP) OTTAWA – The Liberal government on Monday extended its military training mission in Ukraine, amid warnings Russia could attempt to “destabilize”...

    New Canadian military commander takes over in Ukraine
    Mar07

    New Canadian military commander takes over in Ukraine

    The new commander of Joint Task Force-Ukraine (JTF-U), Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Lubiniecki, assumed command from Lieutenant-Colonel Wayne Niven on Tuesday during a ceremony at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine. The ceremony marks the transition between Rotations 2 and 3 of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s...

    In Ukraine, an unlikely new battle line
    Mar07

    In Ukraine, an unlikely new battle line

    A border blockade cutting coal supplies shuts power plants and factories — and sends reverberations from Kyiv to Moscow. …read more Source: Toronto...

    The Hit Is In Against Dmitry Medvedev
    Mar07

    The Hit Is In Against Dmitry Medvedev

    An explosive exposé alleging Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was deeply corrupt blew up on the Russian internet last week. Alexey Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation published a report and a movie (with English subtitles) that link Medvedev to an impressive number of residences, yachts and even two vineyards, both in Russia and...

    How America Would Try and Smash China in a War (More Like World War III)
    Mar07

    How America Would Try and Smash China in a War (More Like World War III)

    Harry J. Kazianis Security, Asia All of the reasons why America would beat China in a war. The best way to get good at anything is too actually go out and do it— and do it a lot. The challenge for China is that you can wargame all you want but unless you have experienced actual combat there will always be a learning curve. And the curve for China...

    American Adversaries Test Trump
    Mar07

    American Adversaries Test Trump

    After a dangerous encounter between U.S. and Iranian vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, the Washington Post is picking up on a pattern of provocations from Tehran: Swift-moving Iranian vessels came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy surveillance ship in the Strait of Hormuz over the weekend, U.S. officials said Monday.The apparent harassment of the...