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2014 Articles  


Cyber-Snooping by China: Is Anyone Really “Shocked”?
by Hugh Stephens, China-US Focus, August 22, 2014

 

No Canadian boots on the ground

by JL Granatstein, The Globe and Mail, August 19, 2014

 

Science and the limits of gunpoint diplomacy  

by Daryl Copeland, iPolitics, August 10, 2014

 

Putin’s proxies: How much did he control Ukraine’s rebels?

by Stephen Saideman, The Globe and Mail, July 18, 2014

 

Blowback: Iraq and the law of unintended consequences

by Daryl Copeland, iPolitics, June 23, 2014

 

Opinion: Canada should aid Iranian minorities

by Kyle Matthews, The Gazette, June 10, 2014

 

For Brazilians, security is their No. 1 concern
by Robert Muggah, Toronto Star, June 4, 2014  

 

U.S.-Taliban prisoner swap: Five points the critics are ignoring

by Stephen Saideman, The Globe and Mail, June 4, 2014

 

Is Ukraine a crisis, or a dangerous distraction? 

by Daryl Copeland, iPolitics, May 9, 2014   

 

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

 

Why Taiwan belongs in the TPP 

by  Hugh Stephens and Douglas Goold, iPolitics, March 20, 2014

 

Blinded by history in Crimea
by David Carment, iPolitics, March 7, 2014

 

Canada dispatches digital diplomacy devotee to Caracas

by Peter Mazereeuw, Embassy, March 5, 2014 

 

Failing states and proxy wars

by David Bercusson, Ottawa Citizen, March 3, 2014

 

Will the US Benefit from the End of Canada’s Investor Immigrant Program?

by Hugh Stephens, China US Focus, March 1st, 2014

 

Ballistic missile defence is good enough for Europe, but not for us?

by Frank Harvey, National Post, February 28, 2014

 

Canada has a key role to play in Ukraine’s future

by Milana Nikolko and David Carment, The Globe and Mail, February 27, 2014

 

John Baird's contradictory digital diplomacy

by David Carment, Embassy, February 2, 2014

 

Blood spilled, treasure wasted: Can Obama move America off its “permanent war footing”?

by Daryl Copeland, Guerilla Diplomacy, February 5, 2014

 

Thailand on the Brink: Appearance and Reality in the Land of Smiles
by Daryl Copeland, Guerilla Diplomacy, January 24, 2014

 

Four reasons why criticisms of Harper’s foreign policy are doomed to fail

by David Carment, Embassy, January 22, 2014

 

The Fragile City Arrives

by Robert Muggah,  ISN, January 21, 2014

 

After Afghanistan, how will we fight the next multination war?

by Stephen Saideman, The Globe and Mail, January 17, 2014

 

Feds haven’t changed perspective on F-35: Williams
by Ally Foster, Embassy, January 15, 2014

 

Five ways the Snowden affair has disrupted global politics

by Daryl Copeland, The Globe and Mail, January, 10, 2014

 

O dilema das prisões
by Robert Muggah and Ilona Szabó de Carvalho, Jornal O Globo, January 8, 2014

 

How to End Brazil's Homicide Epidemic
by Robert Muggah and Daniel Mack, Huffington Post, January 7, 2014


Why Twitter diplomacy won't lead to better foreign policy 

by David Carment, Embassy, January 6, 2014

 

 

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2013 Articles  


Opinion: Arctic Powers Canada and US Need Arctic Thinkers 

by Joël Plouffe and Simon Sylvester-Chaudhuri, Breaking Energy, December 4, 2013

 

Faced With a Changing World, Diplomacy Needs to Evolve
by Bhimanto Suwastoyo,  Jakarta Globe, November 26, 2013

 

Has Canada become a diplomatic scold?

by John Noble, iPolitics, November 15, 2013

 

The Tectonic Trade Plates are Moving: CETA, TTIP and the TPP
by Hugh Stephens, China-US Focus, November 15, 2013

 

NAFTA’s enduring lesson: Never forget your neighbours
by Colin Robertson, The Globe and Mail, November 13, 2013

 

Pushing peacekeeping off the table

by Daryl Copeland, iPolitics, October 28, 2013

 

Megacity Rising

by Robert Muggah, ISN, October 24, 2013

 

Who owns Canada’s aid policy?

by David Carment, Teddy Samy, and Rachael Calleja, Embassy, October 23, 2013

 

When the U.S. shut down, the world’s economy felt the effects

by Colin Robertson, The Globe and Mail, October 23, 2013

 

With think tanks on the ropes, Canada is losing its bark and bite

by Robert Muggah and Taylor Owen, The Globe and Mail, October 10, 2013

 

The Syria effect: How the world has returned to diplomacy

by Daryl Copeland, The Globe and Mail, October 3, 2013

 

Update Syria: Is the War on Terror finally over?

by Daryl Copeland, iPolitics, September 11, 2013

 

Frank Harvey: Every president a hawk
by Frank Harvey, National Post, September 9, 2013

 

Egypt on the brink

by Ferry de Kerckhove, Embassy, September 5, 2013

 

Harper needs to play the ‘reliable ally’ card at the G20

by Colin Robertson, The Globe and Mail, September 4, 2013

 

Our drones should watch — not kill

by Fraser Holman, iPolitics, August 29, 2013

 

Mark Collins: What about Muslim intervention in Syria?

by Mark Collins, National Post, August 29, 2013

 

Frank P. Harvey: Coming soon—war over Syria
by Frank Harvey, National Post, August 28, 2013

These are Canada’s options in Syria and Egypt. None of them are easy

by Colin Robertson, The Globe and Mail, August 28, 2013 


In defence of diplomacy: Canada can, and must do better

 

Canada needs to be ‘on the ground’ in Iran: Time to reopen the embassy

by Colin Robertson, The Globe and Mail, August 9, 2013

 

After the Manning verdict, four big issues remain untouched

by Daryl Copeland, The Globe and Mail, July 31, 2013

 

As Snowden lingers in Moscow, let’s count his scandal’s winners and losers

by Daryl Copeland, The Globe and Mail, July 18, 2013

 

The vanishing Canadian

by Daryl Copeland, iPolitics, June 28, 2013

 

Canadians Need to Know Exactly Why They are Deploying Troops into Combat Zones

by Hugh Segal, Canada.com, June 17, 2013

 

Dr. Harvey a Double Winner at CPSA

by Dlahousie University Department of Political Science,  June 7, 2013

 

Afghanistan and Pakistan: Looking back, looking forward

CDFAI Media Brief, May 17, 2013

 

Ron Wallace: Canada’s proud moment in the Arctic

by Ron Wallace, National Post, May 10, 2013

 

Joël Plouffe: North America’s neglected north

by Joël Plouffe, National Post, May 9, 2013 

 

Natalia Loukacheva: Canada and Russia are natural partners in the Arctic

by Natalia Loukacheva, National Post, May 8, 2013

 

P. Whitney Lackenbauer: The world wants an Arctic in

by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, National Post, May 7, 2013  

 

Rob Huebert: It’s time to talk about Arctic militarization

by Rob Huebert, National Post, May 6, 2013

 

Stephen Harper To Skip Commonwealth Meeting In Sri Lanka, Citing Human Rights Abuses
by Althia Raj (feat. David Carment), Huffington Post, May 3, 2013

 

The permanent Canadian campaign

by Colin Robertson, Embassy, April 24, 2013

 

Finding ‘root causes’ of terrorism is the core of Canadian policy

by David Carment and Stewart Priest, The Globe and Mail, April 23, 2013

 

Canada’s new aid policy: Responsibility to reimburse?

by David Carment and Stewart Prest, iPolitics, April 16, 2013 

 

Diplomats ratchet up job action

by Sneh Guggal (feat. Daryl Copeland), Embassy, April 10, 2013

 

North Korea’s threats show that Canada needs to be part of U.S. missile defence pact

by Colin Robertson, The Globe and Mail, April 3, 2013

 

The CIDA move's not radical. Canada is just playing catch up

by Colin Robertson, The Globe and Mail, March 22, 2013


Hugh Stephens: Canada can’t afford to ignore ASEAN
by Hugh Stephens,  National Post, March 15, 2013

 

The New Deal’s fragility trap

by David Carment, Embassy, March 6, 2013

 

J.L. Granatstein: The end of NATO?
by J.L. Granatstein, National Post, March 4, 2013

 

Religious freedom? This office is about ethnic votes

by David Carment, The Globe and Mail, February 21, 2013

 

The evolution of al-Qaida

by Barry Cooper, Ottawa Citizen, February 19, 2013

 

Securing interests in insecure Asia

by David Carment, Simon Palamar, and Eric Jardine, The Windsor Star, February 15, 2013

 

Obama Talks: What Canadians Should Listen for

by Colin Robertson, The Globe and Mail, February 12, 2013

 

"The Forces in 2025" Articles

 

Scott Knight: Preparing for cyber-war

by Scott Knight, National Post, February 8, 2013 

 

Andrew Godefroy: Space: an expensive frontier

by Andrew Godefroy, National Post, February 7, 2013

 

James Fergusson: Up in the air, North of 60

by James Fegusson, National Post, February 6, 2013

 

Roger Girouard: Planning for the future of the Canadian Navy

by Roger Girouard,  National Post,  February 5, 2013 

 

Douglas E. Delaney: The chalkboard  battlefield

by Douglas E. Delaney (feat. CDFAI), National Post,  February 5, 2013   

 

 

Your foreign policy hashtag hot sheet

by Ally Foster (feat. David Carment), Embassy, January 30, 2013  

 

Can Canada navigate Asia’s geopolitical minefields in 2013?

by David Carment, Postmedia News, January 24, 2013

 

Japan military expansion has ramifications for Canada

by Simon Kent, Toronto Sun, January 19, 2013

 

Former Canadian Defence Minister appointed as Honorary Consul for Sierra Leone

by SEM Contributor, Sierra Express Media, January 19, 2013

 

What Canadians need to know about the second Obama inauguration

by Colin Robertson, iPolitics,  January 18, 2013

 

Why Diplomacy Matters More Than Ever Even if DFAIT doesn't seem to think so

by Daryl Copeland, CIC, January 14, 2013

 

Keystone XL would be initial test for Kerry

by Sneh Duggal (feat. Colin Robertson), Embassy, January 9, 2013

 

Someday ‘your number is going to come up’: Lagging Arctic SAR risks much: experts

by Michelle Zilio,  iPolitics, January 3, 2013  

 

 

 

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