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  • Grand, Bland or Somewhat Planned? Toward a Canadian Strategy for the Indo-Pacific Region
    A new paper tackles the issue of what Canada's strategy should be towards the Indo-Pacific region arguing that Canada has historically been inattentive to the Asia-Pacific region and it is time to determine the best way to engage with the region.
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    A new policy paper argues that Canada has the opportunity to reassert its long-term commitments to fragile and conflict-affected states. The paper tackles how donor countries endorse the New Deal of Engagement in fragile states.
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    A new report concludes that Turkey, as a lively civil society of increasing prosperity, with the courage of Hizmet/Güllen movement have opened a public space for greater discussion and critical analysis, which is one reason why contemporary Turkey has so far avoided dictatorship.
  • Russia and Ukraine: The Zero-Sum Fallacy
    While it is commonplace to describe political crises as complex, the Ukraine situation is more complicated than most. A new report tackles the question of Russian annexation of Crimea, aggressive interference in eastern Ukraine, how to best support Ukraine`s political and economic development, and how to develop a coherent medium-to-long term strategy toward Russia.
 

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by Hugh Stephens

China-US Focus, August 22, 2014

 

No Canadian boots on the ground

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Science and the limits of
gunpoint diplomacy

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iPolitics, August 10, 2014

 

 

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SPP Paper  

Grand, Bland or Somewhat Planned? Toward a Canadian Strategy for the Indo-Pacific Region

by Patrick James

 

The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary, in partnership with CDFAI, have released a new paper tackling the issue of what Canada's strategy should be towards the Indo-Pacific region. Author Patrick James, Dornsife Dean's Professor of International Relations, and Director, Centre for International Studies, University of Southern California argues that Canada has historically been inattentive to the Asia-Pacific region and it is time to determine the best way to engage with the region.

 

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Policy Paper

Russia and Ukraine:
The Zero-Sum Fallacy

 by Gary Soroka

 

A new policy paper by CDFAI Fellow Gary Soroka investigates the current situation in Ukraine. It is commonplace to describe political crises as complex, but the situation in Ukraine is more complicated than most. He tackles the questions of what to do about the Russian annexation of Crimea and aggressive interference in eastern Ukraine, the challenge of how to best support Ukraine`s political and economic development and how to develop a coherent medium-to-long term strategy toward Russia.

 

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