Harjit Sajjan

U.S soldiers stand guard along a perimeter at the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug. 16, 2021 (AP Photo/Shekib Rahmani)

A Canadian bottleneck in Kabul is endangering innocent lives

Paul Wells: People struggling to escape and those helping them are running up against procedural confusion layered on top of constant mortal danger
Hong Kong Protests

Ottawa goes meek and gentle with Beijing

Terry Glavin: The Trudeau government’s newfound faith in ’appropriate discussion’ is the Canadian equivalent of ’thoughts and prayers’—an easy out when dealing with the China lobby
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Harjit Sajjan: To our soldiers and veterans, please know your sacrifices are not in vain

Op-ed: In Bosnia and Afghanistan, Canada’s defence minister has heard brave soldiers question their sacrifice. So let’s thank them, and their families, for their service
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What’s happening to Canada’s defence spending? Harjit Sajjan responds

Opinion: Canada’s defence minister replies to Ken Hansen’s piece on the state of national spending on our military
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What’s happening to Canada’s defence spending?

Opinion: Despite a policy overhaul, the 2018 budget has set out virtually no new spending for the fundamentals of Canada’s military. That’s a problem.

What Trudeau says his government has achieved in 2017 so far, annotated

From the politics of marijuana, to moving beyond talk on First Nations, big policy challenges remain

A bold week for Canadian foreign policy: Ottawa Power Rankings

Who’s up? A foreign minister with a bold plan. Who’s down? A Tory leadership runner-up.

Canada’s long-shot defence policy

Harjit Sajjan’s long-anticipated defence policy plan outlines $62 billion in new spending, but budget questions remain.
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An audacious vision of Canada’s place in a changing world

It’s less about Canada trying to make the world a better place than preserving what is left, writes Stephanie Carvin, but a lot could still go wrong for the government
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The Liberals’ defence policy: So much, and too little

Chrystia Freeland set out a bold vision for Canada’s foreign policy. But the Liberals’ defence policy seems to offer few ways to meet it.