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Dilemmas for Japan’s Abe

By Joseph Caron

On December 26, 2013, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo visited the Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo for the first time during his current administration. Such visits have been highly controversial and provocative among Japan’s immediate neighbours, a …

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Photos: Albright & Axworthy

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Former U.S. secretary of state Madeleine Albright, former prime minister John Turner, and former foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy, pictured in Toronto at the Global Progress Evening, hosted by the Pearson Centre, April 1, 2014 Lloyd Axworthy

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Deja Vu in World Affairs: Globe & Mail Interview With Madeleine Albright

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Before speaking at the Canadian Centre’s first Global Progress Dinner, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright sat down with the Globe’s Doug Saunders. She discusses at length the West’s response to Putin’s recent actions in Ukraine.

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We Need a New Take on International Security

By Lloyd Axworthy

Lloyd Axworthy writes that there is a need for a new international architecture on security.

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Global Progress Evening: Albright & Axworthy

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Madeleine Albright and Lloyd Axworthy headlined the Global Progress Dinner in Toronto on April 1, 2014. As U.S. Secretary of State during the Clinton Administration, and Foreign Affairs Minister during the Chretien government, they were counterparts an …

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Mixed review: how Canada is viewed abroad

By Sergio Marchi

We took pride in the roles that we could and did play, in an effort to make the world a better place. We excelled as bridge builders; as neutral players in crisis situations; as proponents of creative policy solutions; as honest brokers.  These were co …

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David Collenette on 9/11

By David Collenette

“Wind up your speech. There has been a tragedy.” This hastily handwritten note, placed on the lectern as I delivered the keynote address at a conference of international airport executives, heralded the longest day of my political life. It was Sept. 11 …

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