Canada Foreign Policy
Ask the wrong questions, get the wrong answers.
As part of the Outlook 2019 series, Zac and Nick discuss the geopolitical stakes of the upcoming Canadian general election, including the short-term prospects of Canada-China relations and the future of Canada's energy policy.
US and Canadian negotiators have agreed in principle to a new trade deal. Just don’t call it ‘NAFTA.’
The biggest casualty of the Canada-Saudi Arabia rift is Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s reputation as a reformer.
The only question is: How long before Canada gives in?
Contrary to its own history of arms control, Canada is becoming a major player in the global arms market.
The Harper era included a few major departures from the past in terms of Canadian foreign policy. Will Justin Trudeau continue the trend?
Nearly a week into the Canadian election campaign and there’s very little to go on in terms of the foreign policy platforms of opposition parties. “Keep it vague,” seems to be the overriding dictum so far.
The Harper government has shifted Canadian foreign policy from ‘peacekeeper’ to ‘player’ in the Middle East and beyond. But is the Canadian military ready for a more assertive role on the world stage?
Instead of creating new laws and new criminals as Bill C-51 would, Canadian politicians should adopt a more holistic approach to the problem of terrorism.