• In Defence of Liberal Internationalism?

    In Defence of Liberal Internationalism?

    • July 15, 2018

    Alexandra GheciuAssociate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, and Associate Director of CIPS

    At first glance, the recent — unprecedentedly acrimonious — G7 Summit had a silver lining: it seemed to demonstrate that …

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  • Small States vs. Middle Powers — What’s the Difference?

    Small States vs. Middle Powers — What’s the Difference?

    • July 15, 2018

    Njord WeggeSenior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

    In early June 2018, Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide expressed in an interview with the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) that Norway, as a “middle-sized economy,” benefited from …

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  • Has the G7 Lost its Mojo?

    Has the G7 Lost its Mojo?

    • June 17, 2018

    After a series of sessions on global trade and the key Canadian priorities of gender equality and climate change, the highly anticipated two-day Group of Seven (G7) summit ended Saturday afternoon in Charlevoix, Quebec.

    There had been hopes for a …

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  • Arms Exports and Feminist Foreign Policy

    Arms Exports and Feminist Foreign Policy

    • April 11, 2018

    In recent years, we’ve seen a number of depressing political shifts in the Euro-Atlantic area — but the rise of feminist foreign policies is not among them.

    The trend was set in 2014 when Margot Wallström was named foreign minister

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  • Russia: Foreign Policy of a Country In-Between

    Russia: Foreign Policy of a Country In-Between

    • January 21, 2018

    by Viatcheslav Morozov

    University of Tartu, Estonia

    How much do we know about the driving forces behind Russia’s foreign policy? Despite our repeated failures to predict the Kremlin’s actions, we actually do understand a lot. Probably the most important thing …

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  • A Pioneering War Crimes Tribunal Comes to an End

    A Pioneering War Crimes Tribunal Comes to an End

    • December 14, 2017

    At the end of December, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) closes its doors after 24 years in business.

    The United Nations court, situated in The Hague, was established in 1993 with the goal of providing accountability …

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