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What’s next for US military engagemen...

May 22, 2017

Over the next few days, US government agencies with the task of reviewing and assessing the next phase of the military mission in Afghanistan will submit

The fear in Brussels: Does the EU have a fu...

Mar 14, 2017

Within the next few weeks, the serious business begins of Britain exiting the European Union. By then, the British Parliament will have passed the European

Trump and Putin are trying to get along: Wh...

Feb 13, 2017

Not long ago, it was widely agreed the world was better off when Washington and Moscow got along. During the dark days of the Cold

Does NATO have a future with Trump in the W...

Jan 24, 2017

During the US presidential election campaign, candidate Donald Trump was critical of NATO on two fronts. The first was that the Alliance was “obsolete” in

Cuba cracks down on dissidents after Castro...

Jan 03, 2017

It wasn’t long ago that the world marked the passing of Fidel Castro, lauding his accomplishments as a loving leader of his people and an

What use is the UN if it can’t help S...

Jan 03, 2017

The United Nations was supposed to be an institution of global order, a new Magna Carta for the world. “We, the peoples of the United

The Mental Standstill that Cripples the Mid...

Jan 03, 2017

Have you ever wondered why “a just and lasting peace” in the Middle East is no closer today than 70 years ago? It was 1947

The Fidel they never told you about (and st...

Dec 09, 2016

When Fidel Castro died, the world lamented. Leading the way, the UN Secretary General said he was “saddened” to learn of it. Castro would be

Trump and Putin have a chat on the phone &#...

Nov 16, 2016

On November 14, President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a first conversation over the phone. Two official accounts of the discussion have

Remember Afghanistan? Let’s take anot...

Nov 10, 2016

Editor’s note: Between 2001 and 2014, Canada fought a war in Afghanistan to help destroy the al Qaeda terrorist organization which had perpetrated the deaths