Putin is not afraid to escalate, to intimidate, to extort. We are — and he knows it. This must be reversed.
Addressing a recent article published by Alan Dershowitz, who unfairly condemned Ukraine’s President for calling on Israel to provide Ukraine offensive weapons.
A “diplomatic solution” in Ukraine would be a group hug around a delusion, the only predictability being its breach.
Here’s the backstory to the backstory of our July 31 drone strike that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, head of al Qaeda, and the apparent connection.
In memory of the honourable David Kilgour, an outspoken member of parliament, a dedicated human rights activist, and a thoughtful friend.
Allegations of Macron’s potential backing of Bulgaria’s demands on Macedonia raise concern for EU credibility in the western Balkans.
We are a group of Ukrainian academic economists who were grieved by a series of your recent interviews and commentaries on the Russian war on Ukraine. We believe that your public opinion on this matter is counter-productive to bringing an end to the unjustified Russian invasion of Ukraine and all the deaths and suffering it has brought into our home country.
After the Geneva Summit between Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden, it is time to ask why the irreducible precondition to that approach was so sedulously ignored at the Summit, and afterward.
Although bi-partisan support for American support of Ukraine remains strong, bizarrely there is a growing resistance to it by the Republican Party’s far-right.
This article discusses the error of drawing an analogy between today’s Ukrainian crisis to the 1962 Cuban Missile crisis asserting that
due to Ukraine’s denuclearization following the Budapest Accord the situation today is different than what took place in 1962.
This article discusses Putin’s contention that there is a Russian civilization that envelops Russians, Ukrainians and Belarusians
based on a historical link to Kyivan Rus’. That contention is rebutted and the history of Ukraine is explored as a separate nation linked to Kyivan Rus.
The Honourable David Kilgour delivers a webinar on European democracies after the implosion of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Ukraine continues to fight for language sovereignty in order to preserve its national identity as separate from Russia. The global population can take specific steps to contribute to the freedom and democracy of Ukraine.
Macedonia’s road to the European Union hindered once again by an unwavering veto from Bulgaria and various demands to follow.
The Center for Eastern European Democracy (CEED) was recently formed as a nonprofit in Toronto to promote liberal democracy in Eastern Europe.
The formation of CEED follows the path of earlier efforts in the West to help advance the cause of the rule of law and human rights in
the former Soviet Union and in the countries of Eastern Europe. Those efforts involved decades of hard work helping dissidents and
informing the public about what was happening in that part of the world. The role of CEED today will be similar in nature.
Putin relays a strong message and action plan throughout his recent essay on Ukraine directed at Western countries that support Ukrainian independence. Ultimately, Putin’s goal is to regain Ukraine and strengthen his Russian empire. It is time to rally Western allies in support of Ukraine.