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In the Media

Have the West’s actions encouraged the world’s rogues?  

by Colin Robertson  
The Globe and Mail, April 15, 2014


Where’s Canada falling short in its plan to be a trade superpower? 

by Colin Robertson,
The Globe and Mail, April 1, 2014

 

How can we avoid a shooting war in Ukraine? 
by David Carment, 
iPolitics
, March 31, 2014

 

 

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L’Indonésie, ce géant aux pieds d’argile

by Ferry de Kerckhove

 

A new report from Ferry de Kerckhove investigates Indonesia's ability to find unity in its diversity, but the country is threatened by lack of political leadership, economic disparity and weakening law enforcement. The country is eager to reform, though and is making changes to its raw mineral export process and prioritizing transportation infrastructure. Their commitment to reform has also given Indonesia the ability to play a larger role on the international scene with the G-20 and ASEAN.

 

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Policy Paper

 

Canada, the Arctic Council, Greenpeace, and Arctic Oil Drilling: Complicating an Already Complicated Picture

by Rob Huebert

 

Canada and the Arctic Council find themselves facing one of their greatest challenges - supporting economic development for people of the north while protecting the fragile environment of the Arctic. 2014 will bring the possibility of exploratory drilling for oil off the northern coasts of Russia, the United States, Canada and Greenland. Opposition to development is strongest in non-northern locations, and is increasingly represented by environmental NGOs such as Greenpeace. This issue, to develop or not to develop, is poised to become the most divisive issue facing the Arctic states in coming years. 

 

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"NATO—Alliances are Hard: Where to Now, Given Afghanistan and Ukraine" 


CDFAI cordially invites you to a private luncheon featuring CDFAI Fellow Stephen Saideman on the topic of NATO alliances in the context of Afghanistan and Ukraine.

 

Thursday, April 3, 2014
11:30 AM—1:30 PM
Ranchmen’s Club
710—13th Avenue SW, Calgary

 

Please RSVP to Lynn at
403-231-7605 or larsenault@cdfai.org

 

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