• The West Gets Tough on Russia. What’s Next?

    The West Gets Tough on Russia. What’s Next?

    • March 29, 2018

    Canada has now joined an international effort to punish the Russians for their role in the use of a nerve agent to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, England.

    Global Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland …

    READ MORE
  • What Canada Should Do about Russia’s New Aggression

    What Canada Should Do about Russia’s New Aggression

    • March 16, 2018

    The crisis between Russia and the West over the poisoning of former Russia spy Sergei Skripal, daughter, Yulia, and a British police sergeant, Nick Bailey, has now moved to the global stage of the United Nations Security Council. The crisis, …

    READ MORE
  • From Spy Story to Global Crisis

    From Spy Story to Global Crisis

    • March 16, 2018

    The biggest crisis in relations between Russia and the West since Russian aggression in Crimea and Ukraine is now in full force. The enormity of the action that led to this crisis — the poisoning of a former Russian spy …

    READ MORE
  • Old-Style Poisoning Sets the Scene for New Cold War

    Old-Style Poisoning Sets the Scene for New Cold War

    • March 14, 2018

    An aging Russian general and former spy is found murdered in a London park, the victim of an assassin’s gun. That’s a story straight out of a John le Carré novel. An aging Russian colonel and former spy is discovered, …

    READ MORE
  • 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 …

    By CIPS
    READ MORE
  • A New G-20 for a Leaderless World

    A New G-20 for a Leaderless World

    • July 14, 2017

    The US retreat from leadership of liberal multilateralism could open a policy space for new members within a reformed G-20.

     

    The 2017 G-20 summit, normally dull and technical, emerges as a key transition point in global power relations. G-20 …

    READ MORE