GCR‘s whole-of-society approach to refugee protection: The unique complexities of South Asia

Ploughshares Asia, Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration

Here is the final piece in a four-part series on the Global Compact on Refugees. Follow the links below to read the previous articles: Part 1: The Global Compacts: A Primer Part 2: Delivering on the Global Compact on Refugees Part 3: Canada and the Global Compact on Refugees December 6, 2018 By Ishita Kumar and Nayantara Raja Despite a …

Iran, Pakistan and Nuclear Ambitions

Tasneem Jamal Asia, Mideast, Nuclear Weapons

Author Nicole Waintraub The Ploughshares Monitor Autumn 2011 Volume 32 Issue 3 Nicole Waintraub was an intern with Project Ploughshares from September 2010 to August 2011. Developments in Iran’s nuclear program are often viewed from the perspective of North American and European policy priorities. Here I explore the issue from the perspective of one of Iran’s most embroiled neighbours: Pakistan. …

India–Pakistan Relations and the Impact on Afghanistan

Tasneem Jamal Armed Conflicts, Asia

Author Nicole Waintraub The Ploughshares Monitor Winter 2010 Volume 31 Issue 4 There is widespread acknowledgment of the profound influence that Afghanistan-Pakistan ties have on the prospect for long-term stability in Afghanistan. But we must expand this understanding to include the role of Pakistan-India relations. Pakistan’s longstanding conflict with India and suspicion of its regional engagement, especially in Afghanistan, have …

Canadian Helicopters for Pakistan Armed Forces

Kenneth Epps

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor Summer 2004 Volume 25 Issue 2 A major loophole in Canadian export controls will permit Canadian-built helicopters to be shipped to the armed forces of Pakistan. The shipments contravene export control guidelines and a de facto ban on Canadian military goods to Pakistan. According to a leading US military industry periodical, the aerospace manufacturer Bell …