The Problem With Election Observation Missions
The Problem With Election Observation Missions What might the international community of democracy...Read More
As the UN Security Council Election Nears, Canada’s Peacekeeping Efforts Continue to Stumble
At the end of April 2020, just 10 Canadian civilian police officers and 25 military personnel were left on UN operations.Read More
Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’: How Might Canada Respond?
The lack of consideration for the Palestinian dilemma, as seen in Trump’s plan, is an oversight that Canada cannot ignore, and should be compelled to articulateRead More
Canada’s failure to lead in Mozambique shows how far its foreign policy has to go
More than a week after the deadly Cyclone Idai made landfall, Canada announced its contribution of 3.5 million to the humanitarian response. Better late than never? Of course. But our response must go beyond writing cheques in support of relief efforts.Read More
The Huawei Crisis: Canada as a Proxy in US-China Relations
Canada will always be at risk of being used as a proxy as the U.S. manages internal and external conflicts.Read More
Canada and China – How to get to the morning after – Six Hard Steps
Both parties should attempt now by resorting to private diplomacy to seek a solution driven by the facts. If not citizens of China and Canada are at risk of this being a cancer in a healthy relationship.Read More
A Convenient Murder: Khashoggi and Saudi-Turkish-US Relations
Jamal Khashoggi’s murder has shifted US focus away from Ankara’s poor treatment of journalists and allowed Turkey to take the offensive to an embattled Saudi regime.Read More
Engage but Criticize: Managing the Canadian Response to the Belt and Road Initiative
What right did the international community have to denounce China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the first place?Read More
How Canada Should Engage (Properly) with China’s Belt and Road Initiative
As trade wars between the U.S. and the rest of the world heat up, Canada should take this opportunity to reassess its trade relationships, particularly with China.Read More
A Made-in-Canada China Strategy for 2018?
China is destined to become a major Asian power regardless if Canada prepares for that eventuality. A well-designed China strategy that transcends a transactional trade-based foreign policy would go a long way to protecting Canada’s hard-won status as a global middle-power.Read More
Neoliberalism: past, present…future?
The rise of neoliberalism since 1979 is the major factor in transforming the world at the global scale to its current state.Read More