Czech General to Trump: ‘NATO’ is as Relevant as Ever

November 17, 2016

“No American president would dare renege on NATO treaty commitments, a top general said late Wednesday, responding to President-elect Donald Trump‘s suggestion that he may not defend fellow NATO members under attack.” Politico: Czech General to Trump: ‘NATO’ is as Relevant as Ever Esther King

Ukraine Seeks Support Against Western Aggression

November 17, 2016

“A senior Ukrainian government official is calling on Canada and European allies to help keep a united Western front against Russian aggression from crumbling in the wake of the election of Donald Trump, who has repeatedly expressed admiration for Vladimir Putin.” Globe and Mail: Ukraine Seeks Support Against Western Aggression Steven Chase

Donald Trump will be ‘top of mind’ at Halifax International Security Forum

November 16, 2016

“Janice Stein, a program advisor at the Forum, says the delegates coming from all over the world will all be talking about one thing: Trump.” Metro Halifax: Donald Trump will be ‘top of mind’ at Halifax International Security Forum Zane Woodford

McCain, Kaine Among Security Forum Delegates

November 16, 2016

“Political heavyweights including Republican senator John McCain and Hillary Clinton’s recent running mate Timothy Kaine are due in Halifax for this year’s International Security Forum.” Halifax Chronicle Herald: McCain, Kaine Among Security Forum Delegates Fram Dinshaw  

Rethinking democracy

November 15, 2016

“A great realignment is taking place. Change must be embraced by those elite democrats whose immediate instinct is to fear it. If not, it will become a tyrant’s revolution, not ours.” Rethinking democracy Robin Shepherd