Columnists
Justin Trudeau at the NATO summit in Brussels this month. Image credit: The Office of the Prime Minister
Duncan Cameron | Originally conceived to block Soviet expansionism, the dissolution of the Soviet Union meant the collective security alliance was obsolete. Yet, the U.S. claims international security relies on it.
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Justin Trudeau landing in Brussels. Image credit: Justin Trudeau/Twitter.
Brent Patterson | To build peace, we need to end the war against nature and stop the killing of land and environmental defenders.
Columnists
U.S. soldiers in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011. Image credit: The U.S. Army/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | Today the ecological threat and widespread citizen action to protect the environment make outrageous levels of American military spending more difficult to sustain.
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A  U.S. soldier from the Maine National Guard looks out of his armoured vehicle as part of military exercises in Gagetown, New Brunswick. Image credit: The National Guard/Flickr
Joyce Nelson | While the rest of us try to transition to a low-carbon future, the military has carte blanche to burn all the fossil fuels it wants in its hardware for never-ending wars.
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A Lockheed Martin F-35 warplane. Image: Ant Le Breton/Flickr
Brent Patterson | The Canadian government's purchase of new warplanes is on an "aggressive" schedule, while its promise to end long-term boil water advisories could be delayed.
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Scott Neigh | Tamara Lorincz and Brent Patterson talk about the campaign to stop the Trudeau Liberals from spending $19 billion on new fighter jets.
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A Lockheed Martin F-35 jet on display in Germany in 2018. Image: Lutz Blohm/Flickr
Brent Patterson | Global spending on arms could decline due a drop in the price of oil, pandemic related debt and the imperative of a Green New Deal. How does Canada's plan to buy fighter jets by 2022 fit into this?
Columnists
rime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister Chrystia Freeland and Minister James Gordon Carr take part in a panel discussion. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | To distract from the glaring failure to prioritize child care over warfare and housing over drones and new bombers, the Liberals continue to dance about the global stage as self-proclaimed feminists.
Columnists
Justin Trudeau with Donald Trump at the G7 Summit Official Welcoming Ceremony in Charlevoix. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Other than attempting to curry favour with the U.S. president it is not apparent the Liberal government has any clear idea of what purpose NATO-related defence spending is supposed to serve.
Columnists
Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump at the White House. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Linda McQuaig | The Trudeau government's pledge to hike military spending by a whopping 70 per cent over 10 years succeeded in winning praise from Trump while going largely unnoticed by Canadians.
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Duncan Cameron | Reading the Trudeau government's new foreign policy announcements, it is difficult to see what the Liberals have to offer the world.
Columnists
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Murray Dobbin | With its giant boost to military spending, the Trudeau government is gearing up for more Western adventurism, using NATO to prop up a failing finance capitalism by military threats.