Boris Johnson’s betrayal of the Good Friday agreement and Donald Trump’s abandonment of the US’ Kurdish allies demonstrate not only the capriciousness of populist authoritarianism but also how little both men understand about where their power comes from.
Three years …READ MORE
While one federal party leader pledges to cut foreign aid, others fail to agree to meet Canada’s long-standing commitments. In the run-up to the 2019 elections, international assistance finally did earn a place on the campaign agenda. However, all major …READ MORE
Boris Johnson’s ‘final offer’ to the EU for a Brexit deal may be effectively dead on arrival, but even if so, does it make a future united Ireland more likely?
Will Outer Space become a new frontier for international conflict? Or can it remain a global commons? As states dither, this question may soon be taken over by other actors.
I confess that I gave this blog its title with …READ MORE
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (the now notorious ‘MBS’) recently admitted his …READ MORE
Canada’s foreign policy is driven primarily by geopolitics, and its overriding concern is to remain close – but not too close – to its southern neighbour.
At the victory rally on election night 2015 the leader of Canada’s federal Liberal
By Jonathan D. Caverley, Ethan B. Kapstein and Srdjan Vucetic
In October 2017, a commemorative plaque “In Memory …READ MORE
Economic policies enacted under neoliberalism have often failed to meet their objectives, but have remained unchallenged. …READ MORE
Does the world need more Canadians? Global Affairs Canada recently announced a new initiative to send more Canadians abroad to help developing countries fight poverty. The new …READ MORE
For nearly three years, we have been researching …READ MORE
I was on the lookout for Russians when I should have been looking for icebergs. As part of …READ MORE
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