Columnists
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Rick Salutin | Conventional soldiers "keeping the peace" could be as fatuous as the obscene "war to end all wars" was. But apparently most Canadians like the idea of peacekeeping -- who wouldn't?
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Contingent of Nepalese Peacekeepers Arrives in Juba from Haiti, 2014
Yves Engler | UN abuses in Haiti aren't an unfortunate outgrowth of a well-meaning peacekeeping effort. Rather, MINUSTAH was established to consolidate the U.S., France and Canada's anti-democratic policies.
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Yves Engler | From the Cold War era on, there is a substantial record of nominally left-wing organizations effectively supporting imperialism by failing to look closely at what particular UN missions actually do.
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Matthew Behrens | Trudeau's cheery offer at the UN to bring peace to the world fell flat in light of his government's "principled" commitment to sell billions in weapons and blanket militarism.
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Yves Engler | Canada's aid agency has doled out tens of millions of dollars on media initiatives they expect will portray their operations sympathetically.
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Peggy Mason | UN peacekeeping is not a substitute for politics. If the political framework for peace is flawed, then the peacekeeping mission will have an uphill battle. But we must not abandon the field.
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Yves Engler | Canada's preeminent left-wing foreign policy think tank has spurned demilitarization and anti-imperialist voices to promote the views of the liberal end of the military.
Podcast
Geeta Gandbhir - Gender Disparity, Others and a Journey of a 1000 MIles: PeaceKe
Face2Face | Listen in as Geeta talks about why she wanted to make a "kick-ass" story about women, gender justice and how little things make a big difference.
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Rick Salutin | The leaders who gathered in Normandy a week ago for D-Day's 70th anniversary missed the point. Military heroism is rarely as straightforward as on D-Day.
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Linda McQuaig | Under Harper, Ottawa has shown an enthusiasm for the institution of war, making something of a fetish out of celebrating Canada's war history and pumping up our military spending.
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Redeye Collective | The image of Canada as a peacemaking nation has been tarnished by the war in Afghanistan. But many people would still be shocked to find out the extent to which Canada exports armaments.
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Redeye Collective | A new book by Ian McKay and Jamie Swift argues that the myth of Canada as a peaceable kingdom has been replaced by the story of Canada as a nation of warriors.