- January 21, 2020
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
In early May, US State Department Director of Policy Planning Kiron Skinner was rebuked in China’s English-language media for characterizing US–China relations as a “clash of civilizations.” Skinner’s rhetoric reflects a Cold War mentality that overlooks centuries of mutual contact …READ MORE
After new legislation permitting same-sex marriage came into effect in Taiwan on 24 May 2019, LGBT couples and their families began celebrating their new freedom. Journalists and foreign diplomats (including Canadian representative Jordan Reeves) crowded into Taipei City Hall to …READ MORE
The World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), meets 20–28 May in Geneva. Although the WHO promises “better health for everyone, everywhere,” the organization systematically excludes one country from the annual discussions. Taiwan, officially …READ MORE