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HA/DR from Canada, Part 2

[FAKE NEWS] Canada’s Two New Humanitarian Aid Ships Enter Service! Imagine that the Canadian government has just welcomed two humanitarian assistance/disaster relief ships to the Canadian fleet. MV Norman Bethune with her home port on Canada’s East Coast has been tasked with humanitarian aid to the Caribbean, Eastern Mexico, eastern […]

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Argument for Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief Ships [Part 1]

The world’s climate is changing. Without embarking on arguments about who or what is to blame, the point is that there is a problem facing Earth. In 2016 there were around 1,900 meteorological, hydrological or climatological loss events – 130 of those were classified as severe or very severe. In […]

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Close encounters with Iran show need for rules of behavior: U.S. Navy

In recent months there have been several close encounters between the US Navy and Iranian Navy vessels in the Gulf. These tense encounters point to the need for Iran and the United States to agree to rules of behaviour to avoid miscalculations and escalations. An agreement could be similar to the Incidents at Sea Agreement signed […]

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Understanding Russia’s Proxy War in Eastern Ukraine*

*Moderator’s Note: This excerpt is part of a longer article published by the Centre for Security Governance on their website Security Sector Reform – Resource Centre. It is reprinted here in part with the permission of the author. You can read the full article here or via a link on […]

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