- September 19, 2018
The full article was published in the Ottawa Citizen on March 4, 2012.
‘Svobodnykh mest net” (“there are no free places”)! Of all my memories of the months I spent as a student in the Soviet Union, perhaps the most …READ MORE
CIPS Policy Brief No.15, March 2012.
By PETER JONES.
On February 27, Steve Coll (President of the New America Foundation and Pulitzer Prize-winning author) gave a strikingly clear and sobering analysis of problems afflicting the U.S. exit strategy from war in Afghanistan. His opening premise was a moral one: …READ MORE
These days, statements issued by NATO and U.S. officials tend to portray an optimistic picture of the situation in Afghanistan, suggesting that the insurgency remains on the back foot, that the transition to Afghan lead (the process by which security …READ MORE
Published in the Ottawa Citizen, February 26, 2012
To listen to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and his “best friends” Stephen Harper and John Baird, one would think that the Israeli government has made up its mind about attacking …READ MORE
CIPS Policy Brief No. 14 (February 2012).
By TRITA PARSI.
Senegal, one of Africa’s most celebrated democracies, hovers on the brink of electoral chaos and political violence. At least six people have already been killed, and protests and demonstrations are continuing on a daily basis despite the violent crack-down of …READ MORE
I was invited to talk about fragile states at the annual meeting of the Conference of Defence Associations in Ottawa on Thursday. As it turned out, however, I spent most of my time speaking about Iran.
I couldn’t help myself. …READ MORE
Like its sister networks sponsored by the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS), the International Theory Network (ITN) aims to create opportunities for students share to their ideas and develop a research community. To that end, a group of students …READ MORE
C’est un fait ! La Chine est de plus en plus présente en Afrique. Les formes que prennent ses interventions sont toutes autant différentes de celles des partenaires « traditionnels » des pays les moins avancés. Ceci est particulièrement vrai …READ MORE
The Russian veto of the UN Security Council resolution on Syria has had leaders and pundits in the West lining up to denounce the Russians, accusing them of revealing their autocratic tendencies and putting their own narrow trading interests (for …READ MORE
In 2001, the United States government selected Lockheed Martin (over Boeing) to lead in the development of the F-35, a fifth-generation fighter aircraft for use by the U.S. Air Force, Navy, and Marines. Along with several other U.S. allies, Canada …READ MORE