Former Senator Douglas Roche is on the Board of Advisors of the Global Security Institute. This opinion piece appeared in The Hill Times today.
“Magnitude of Ukraine Crisis Cannot be Overstated, and the International System is Marked by Chaos.”
Vladimir Putin, in a strange way, has issued a wake-up call to all governments: the use of nuclear weapons is coming unless we strengthen the international system to get rid of them. Though enraged at the catastrophic mistakes made by the political systems in not embracing the principles and practices of common secret, I’m invigorated anew to keep telling the Government of Canada: we have a responsibility as a NATO state to work to end all nuclear weapons.