- November 26, 2020
In the immediate post-World War II period, Australia was included in the five eyes alliance. Why was this the case given Australia’s marginal importance to the US at the time?
Two years after fighting side-by-side in WWII, Australia failed to …READ MORE
Since the beginning of this century, the governments of the five Anglosphere countries, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US), have steadily deepened their domestic policy collaboration.
Using exclusive and insular transgovernmental networks made …READ MORE
The ejection of Taiwan’s Chinese Wild Bird Federation (CWBF) from BirdLife International and the subsequent gag order asking BirdLife employees to refrain from speaking to the press may appear at first glance to be the smallest of China’s many micro-aggressions, …READ MORE
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (the now notorious ‘MBS’) recently admitted his …READ MORE
The Taiwanese mourn their former president Lee Teng-hui, who died at the age of 97 this July 30. Lauded as “Mr. Democracy” by his fellow citizens, he stood among those extremely rare politicians. They, like Mikhail Gorbachev, were trained in …READ MORE
The voting for the next head of the Conservative Party of Canada has begun. The winner, to be announced on August 21, will become the Leader of the Official Opposition. In the midst of the upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic …READ MORE
As the WE scandal goes from bad to worse, even WE founders Craig and Marc Kielburger have admitted the need for serious change. As WE’s corporate sponsors flee for the exit, the drumbeat of demands for change intensifies. WE …READ MORE
When many governments are still willing to trade the lives of the vulnerable for the economic gains of the wealthiest, we need a human rights-based approach to our post-pandemic world.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world we knew. It …READ MORE
La mort du Premier Ministre Amadou Gon Coulibaly, le 8 juillet 2020, a plongé la Côte d’Ivoire dans une incertitude politique sans précédent. Sa mort conduit non seulement à un rebattage des cartes au sein du RHDP (Rassemblement des Houphouëtistes …READ MORE
It’s mid-July, two weeks after what many in the international media believed was Israel’s start date for the annexation of large parts of the West Bank.
Many commentators, including me, tried to predict the next move by Israeli Prime Minister …READ MORE
Dix-neufs personnalités éminentes du monde politique et juridique, dont Louise Arbour, Lloyd Axworthy, et Ed Broadbent, pour lesquels j’éprouve le plus grand respect, ont adressé au premier ministre une lettre lui priant de permettre à Meng Wanzhou de retourner en …READ MORE