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| March 24, 2015
| March 16, 2015
Chris Alexander
| March 16, 2015
| March 10, 2015
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Faith-based policy and the West's dangerous game with Russia

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What are the consequences when elected governments make policy based on faith and imperial hubris instead of science and expertise? It's a question that is forcing itself on the world as we watch the U.S., Britain, NATO and the Harper government continue to up the ante in the confrontation with Russia over Ukraine. There are real enough geopolitical dangers in the world without actually creating them out of arrogance and ignorance but that is where we are right now, and the consequences could be catastrophic.

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| February 20, 2015
| February 18, 2015
Minsk II Protagonists
| February 16, 2015
| February 14, 2015
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U.S. blunders, prepares military escalation in Ukraine

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On February 9, following a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Obama announced he is considering shipping arms to Ukraine. Merkel is on a world diplomatic mission explaining that the Russian role in promoting civil war in Ukraine cannot be ended by military means.

A joint press conference revealed that the U.S. still thought it could increase the pressure on Russia by supplying arms to Ukraine, while Merkel wants more efforts to be made to engage diplomatically with Russia.

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