Vladimir Putin

Alcock, Dr. Norman Z.

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Three questions, to which the speaker hopes to provide convincing answers. "Is it generally recognized that war is now obsolete?; Can the scientists win the peace?; Is there still time?" A detailed discussion follows. Some of the topics covered include the following. Evidence to support the theory that war is obsolete. The evolution of weapons and the effect of this technology. The issue of safeguards. The danger of war by escalation. Myths about defence. The non-recognition that war is obsolete. Areas of encouragement that there is still time. The Canadian Peace Research Institute; its concept; its programmes; its scientists. Canada providing a pattern of leadership which the whole world will want to emulate. Proving that we can do it.