Beyond the Cold War: It’s time for Canadian military procurement processes to be updated, argues a Canadian Forces Colonel

John Siebert Defence & Human Security

Author John Siebert The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 33 Issue 3 Right now criticising Canadian military procurement practices is a little too much like shooting fish in a barrel. There are …

An idea whose time has come: The Harper government’s promised Office of Religious Freedom could offer expertise on the role of religion in foreign policy

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Author John Siebert The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 33 Issue 3 Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is in charge of implementing the government’s commitment to open an Office of Religious Freedom …

Just Peacemaking: Canadian Church Perspectives and Contributions

Tasneem Jamal Defence & Human Security

Report from Conference held February 2-3, 2012, Waterloo, Ontario Introduction What is Just Peacemaking? Contributed Papers Organizing the Events Join the Conversation Participants Agenda   Introduction Waterloo was the setting …

A Lukewarm Response: The Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence proposes an alternative international security paradigm

John Siebert Defence & Human Security

Author John Siebert The Ploughshares Monitor Winter 2011 Volume 32 Issue 4 In The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962), Thomas Kuhn proposed that dramatic changes periodically take place in the …

Familiar Opening Scenes: Libya is rid of Gadhafi, but will Canadian Forces soon be bogged down in another Afghanistan?

John Siebert Defence & Human Security

Author John Siebert The Ploughshares Monitor Autumn 2011 Volume 32 Issue 3 It may be churlish to begrudge Prime Minister Harper some self-congratulatory hyperbole for the Canadian military’s contribution to …