International Affairs

Canada has been a world leader of peace and advancement—recall peacekeeping forces, the Kyoto and the land mines treaties, and the Responsibility To Protect (R2P), among many others. Looking to the future, how do we restore Canada's good name and work with the nations of the world towards international peace, progress and security?

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Majority of extreme poor are female, OXFAM

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The majority of the 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty are women and girls. Systematic gender discrimination is a major cause of poverty. Oxfam Canada believes that ending global poverty begins with women’s rights. Women today: •Make up two-t …

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Advice for the Canada-U.S. relationship

By Will Marshall

INTERVIEW WITH MILL MARSHALL, PRESIDENT, PROGRESSIVE POLICY INSTITUTE IN WASHINGTON Q. Prime Minister Trudeau’s last visit to Washington with President Obama was a love-in. What do you predict for his visit with President Trump? WM: Canada is the weste …

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What Democrats need to learn

By Will Marshall

What Democrats Can Learn From Hillary Clinton’s Tragedy The art of political persuasion matters more than the mechanics of mobilization. Will Marshall 12.07.16 1:00 AM ET As Democrats debate why they lost the 2016 elections, Hillary Clinton must feel l …

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Integrative Solutions for Security (Dr. Jonathan Calof)

By Dr. Jonathan Calof

Integrative Solutions for Security BY JONATHAN CALOF © 2016 FrontLine Security (Vol 11, No 4) (FrontLine Security magazine) FrontLine Security needs to look at keeping the general population safe and secure more broadly than we had in the past. Food sa …

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A Reykjavik Review, and the Arctic Leaders’ Statement


By Yuk-kuen Annie Cheung, PhD, RPP

On December 20, 2016, Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau and US President Obama released the United States-Canada Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement. It cited a series of bilateral efforts aimed at ensuring a strong, sustainable and viable Arctic economy and …

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CF-18: Strategic Replacement, BGen (Ret’d) Greg Matte

By BGen (Ret’d) Gregory C.P. Matte

The intent of this paper is to shine a light on the critical aspects of the CF-18 replacement initiative that appear to have been buried in the public debate surrounding this multi-billion dollar project. Beyond the rhetoric are the immutable consequen …

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Olympics Assurances

By Yuk-kuen Annie Cheung PhD, RPP

The newly-minted Brazilian Sports Minister Leonardo Picciani announced in June that Rio de Janeiro is ready for the 2016 Olympics. It was then that it became clear the Games will be a go ahead on August 5, albeit under an unprecedented atmosphere of in …

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BREXIT: What next? (Analyses and views)

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The Pearson Centre is asking various experts about their thoughts on the aftermath of the Brexit vote.. This will be updated periodically. Q&A with 1. David Slin, former British Diplomat and Ambassador 2. Roy Sengupta, Student, Carleton Univeristy ____ …

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Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty: the Only Arms Control Option?

By Sven Jurschewsky

Promoting the Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty: The Only Arms Control and Disarmament Option for Canada? The Issue Global Affairs Canada recently announced it would continue to try to start negotiations on a Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty (FMCT) in Gen …

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