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This compilation of current military facilities in the circumpolar region continues to be offered as an aid to addressing a key question posed by the Canadian Senate more than five years ago: “Is the [Arctic] region again becoming militarized?”
See the link below for the full text of the letter sent to President-elect Trump by Dr. Tadatoshi Akiba, former Mayor of Hiroshima and a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation.
The Simons Foundation and the International Security Research and Outreach Programme (ISROP) of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016-2017 Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation competition
Following President-elect Donald Trump’s comments on U.S. nuclear capabilities over the holidays, 2017 begins with worrisome questions about his intentions. Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow at The Simons Foundation.
See The Simons Foundation's Disarming Arctic Security page for briefing papers on military policies and practices in the Arctic region by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Defence Policy and Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation.
With so many bad things happening during 2016, The Simons Foundation is pleased to feature our Peace‎ Leader, the Hon. Douglas Roche, who provides some of the good news from this past year as well as hope for the future.
See The Simons Foundation's Disarming Arctic Security page for briefing papers on military policies and practices in the Arctic region by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Defence Policy and Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation.
Visit iHS Jane's Intelligence Review for Paul Meyer's assessment of what has been a difficult year for nuclear disarmament and thoughts on prospects for any progress in 2017.
See The Simons Foundation's Disarming Arctic Security page for briefing papers on military policies and practices in the Arctic region by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Defence Policy and Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation.
Last week, the Canadian-led resolution on a "Treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons" (L65) was adopted by the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly with wide support. Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for Paul Meyer's commentary on how effective the "High Level Preparatory Group" it establishes will be in generating a draft treaty text.