All Highlights

See the following link for Paul Meyer's recent contribution to the Simons Papers in Security and Development published by the School for International Studies at Simon Fraser Universtiy.
See The Simons Foundation's page on The Canadian Defence Policy Review for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Defence Policy and Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation.
Visit The New York Times for the opinion editorial by James E. Cartwright and Bruce G. Blair on the United States' policy allowing the first use of nuclear weapons and how abolishing it will save money and make the world safer.
See The Simons Foundation's page on The Canadian Defence Policy Review for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Defence Policy and Arctic Security at The Simons...

Commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow, The Simons Foundation
Published by
August 4, 2016

Visit "Arms Control Today" for John Burroughs' commentary marking the 20th anniversary of the advisory opinion handed down by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons on July 8, 1996.
Visit Legion Magazine at the link below for Ernie Regehr's argument against the Canadian Armed Forces purchasing armed drones in a Face to Face piece with David J. Bercuson presenting the argument in favour.
In 2002, The Simons Foundation and Project Ploughshares initiated, in partnership with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (now Global Affairs Canada), the first of what has become the Outer Space Security Conference Series organized by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The Simons Foundation continues to sponsor these conferences which are held to inform the UN Conference on Disarmament on issues of space security, the peaceful uses of outer space and the prevention of an arms race in outer space, and to provide stakeholders with an overview of current space security initiatives, an update on the implementation and adherence to existing instruments, and a view of the way ahead.
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?