- December 12, 2018
As the prognosis for the global economy gets darker by the day, we are hearing one word over and over: austerity. The British government has announced that it will extend its austerity measures past the next election in 2015. In …READ MORE
This week, Valentin Inzko, an Austrian diplomat currently acting as High Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereafter Bosnia), came to the University of Ottawa to speak about the Dayton Agreement, a 1995 peace deal ending a war that had left …READ MORE
The Government last week paid tribute to Canadian Forces who served in the recently-concluded NATO mission in Libya. It was a welcome gesture to those who serve Canada abroad, often with little or no recognition at all. And it was …READ MORE
At the NATO Lisbon Summit in 2010, the U.S. and its allies expressed the hope that Russia would become a partner in a new missile defense system designed to protect Europe from a nuclear-armed ‘rogue’ state such as Iran. Those …READ MORE
par Justin Massie
Suite aux élections de mai, le ministre des Affaires étrangères, John Baird, s’est vu confier la tâche de réviser la politique actuelle et d’élaborer un nouveau document avec l’espoir de permettre à Ottawa de mieux anticiper l’environnement …READ MORE
A delay in U.S. approval for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline (in order to avoid Nebraska’s environmentally-sensitive Sandhills and underlying agricultural aquifer) has led to speculation that Canada should shift its balance of trade from the U.S. to Asia. Certain segments …READ MORE
Guest contributor: STEFAN WOLFF
Professor of International Security at the University of Birmingham, UK
When Mohamed Bouazizi, a jobless graduate in the provincial city of Sidi Bouzid in Tunisia, about 200km southwest of the capital Tunis, set himself …READ MORE
At the APEC leaders’ summit that took place in Honolulu two weeks ago, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that Asia would become the federal government’s new trade priority. As a result, he indicated, Canada would formally ask to join the …READ MORE
This post first appeared on the CIC’s Roundtable blog at opencanada.org.
Daniel Drezner, a …READ MORE
Imagine that a foundation in a small European country, perhaps Denmark, sponsors a high profile series of debates with the purpose of providing a “forum for leading thinkers to debate the major issues facing Denmark and the world.” Most people, …READ MORE
When a sober organisation full of technocrats and policy wonks screams panic, you know …READ MORE
CIPS Policy Brief No. 13 (November 2011).
By Daryl Copeland.