Ukraine Vice PM: Less US Support Dangerous to Region’s Stability

November 19, 2016

“This equilibrium, if it is ruined, then it could actually lead to drastic consequences in other parts of the world,” Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, the vice prime minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine, told Defense News in an interview Saturday at the Halifax International Security Forum.” Defense News: Ukraine Vice PM: Less US Support Dangerous […]

McCain warns Trump on torture, waterboarding

November 19, 2016

“Republican Sen. John McCain issued a fiery warning to President-elect Donald Trump on the subject of torture Saturday. “I don’t give a damn what the president of the United States wants to do. We will not waterboard,” McCain told an audience at the annual Halifax International Security Forum. ‘We will not torture people … It […]

Global defence experts, politicians gather for Halifax International Security Forum

November 18, 2016

“Political and military leaders are gathering in Halifax today for the start of an international foreign affairs and defence conference. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan will open the annual three-day forum that bills itself as a gathering of democratic leaders committed to global security and prosperity.” Global News: Global defence experts, politicians gather for Halifax International […]

Halifax International Security Forum Kicks Off

November 18, 2016

“National security leaders from the United States and around the globe will soon convene in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the 8th annual Halifax International Security Forum. The purpose of the forum is to strengthen strategic cooperation among democracies, said Peter Van Praagh, the forum’s president.” National Defense: Halifax International Security Forum Kicks Off Yasmin Tadjdeh

NATO ‘eagerly waiting’ to hear from Trump and his team, general says

November 18, 2016

‘“We witness different kind of statements during election periods [that] are not materialized after,” Gen. Pavel, chair of NATO’s military committee, said in an interview at the Halifax International Security Forum, an annual gathering of 70 countries on foreign affairs and defence matters.” Globe and Mail: NATO ‘eagerly waiting’ to hear from Trump and his team, […]